ArtRage and Community Events

  1. SaturdaySCREENINGS – The Eleventh Hour (2007)

    October 24, 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Directed by Leonardo DiCaprio This film presents visionary, radical, and no-nonsense solutions for countering global calamity, nurturing a sustainable planet and demanding accountability from corporations and politicans who stand to benefit from the status quo; with Stephen Hawkins, Mikhail Gorbachev, Ray Anderson and other  thinkers,…

  2. Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2009)

    October 22, 2009 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Consuming Kids examines how marketing to children in the US has exploded after it was deregulated in the 1980s. Since then, it has become more intense, it has increased, and it has started to employ child psychology in pursuit of children. There’s nothing new about…

  3. SaturdaySCREENINGS – Being There (1979)

    October 17, 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Directed by Hal Ashby Screenplay Jerzy Kosinski, Peter Sellers, Shirley Maclaine, Melvyn Douglas A simple-minded gardener learns everything he knows from TV  and manages to become a revered insider among DC political elite. Classic acclaimed satire on our societal values. Oscar, Best Supportig Actor (Douglas),…

  4. Rethink Afghanistan

    October 14, 2009 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    A film by Robert Greenwald Rethink Afghanistan, Brave New Films’ ground-breaking new documentary, features interviews with experts ranging from former CIA officers, NGO officials, Afghan MPs to Afghan women’s rights activists. The film has been released in parts online.  See it on the “big” screen…

  5. SaturdaySCREENINGS – Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2003)

    October 10, 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Directed by Judy Irving This poignant documentary Celebrates urban wildness — human and avian — and the wondrous connection between parrot antics and our behavior. A homeless musician reinvents himself through friendship with a flock of wild green and red parrots in San Francisco. “Amusing,…

  6. NIGGER

    October 7, 2009 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    “people dissect and debate what is arguably the most loaded word in our history” Thea St.Omer will host a screening of her documentary film, Nigger at ArtRage. Compiled from over a hundred interviews Nigger screened as a work-in-progress at New York University and at Syracuse University…

  7. SaturdaySCREENINGS – Cradle Will Rock (1995)

    October 3, 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Directed by Tim Robbins Art is never dangerous — unless it tells the truth Even as labor strikes erupt across  Depression-era-era America, New York City launches its own cultural revolution. Orson Welles, Diego Rivera, John Houseman, and other young artists tackle government attempts to squelch…

  8. GARBAGE WARRIOR

    September 26, 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    SaturdaySCREENINGS GARBAGE WARRIOR (2007) Oliver Hodge’s award-winning documentary chronicles the life and work of visionary Michael Reynolds, the radical architect-engineer who has been designing and building self-sustaining, eco-friendly homes out of disposable materials for 30 years. Battling opposition from bureaucrats, politicians and big business, Reynolds…

  9. JOURNEY TO PALESTINE…

    September 22, 2009 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    ..a photo presentation and discussion with Ann Tiffany and Jessica Maxwell Jessica Maxwell and Ann Tiffany (both members of the Syracuse Peace Council) returned in early August from a delegation to Palestine and Israel. Spending most of their time in Jerusalem and the Hebron area…

  10. ANGELS & INSECTS

    September 19, 2009 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    SaturdaySCREENINGS ANGELS AND INSECTS (1999) Krostom Scott Thomas, Mark Rylance From our film curator, Jeffrey Gorney: “One of the most intricate, well-made films I’ve seen. The acting is tremendous, the imagery is subtle yet stunning. A film which makes one think of the intricacies of…