Cineculture season begins Sept. 4

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Cineculture season begins Sept. 4

The Cineculture Club at California State University, Fresno begins its fall 2009 season of provocative films on Sept. 4 with “Kung Fu Hustle,” followed by discussion led by theater professor Ed EmanuEl.

All films in the series will be screened at 5:30 p.m. in McLane Hall, Room 121. The presentations are free and are open to the public.

“Kung Fu Hustle” is an award-winning action crime film about gangs and set in the 1940s in Canton.

Programs with Fresno FilmWorks are scheduled the second Friday of each month at the Tower Theatre in central Fresno.

Also on the Cineculture fall schedule:

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Sept. 11 – “Z” (Fresno FilmWorks)

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Sept. 14 – 2-4 p.m., Lab School 134, screening “The Rescue” and “Together We Are Free”; discussants are Invisible Children representatives

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Sept. 18 – “Viva La Causa”; discussant Delores Huerta

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Sept. 25 – “Time & Tide”; discussant Julie Bayer

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Oct. 2 – “The American Southwest: Are We Running Dry?”; discussant

David Zetland

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Oct. 9 – Fresno FilmWorks

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Oct. 16 – “The Canary Effect”; discussant Hector Cerda

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Oct. 23 – “World Without Men”; discussant Fatemeh Keshavarz

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Oct. 30 – “A Un Poquito De Tanta Verdad” (A little bit of so much truth); discussant Peter McLaren

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Nov. 6 – “The Battle of Algiers”; discussant: David Barsomian

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Nov. 13 – Fresno FilmWorks

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Nov. 20 – To be announced

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Dec. 4 – “Iran: Hot Tea, Cool Conversations”; discussant Brenden Hamilton.

CineCulture is a film series provided as a service to the Fresno State campus students, faculty, staff and community. It also is offered as a three-unit academic course in the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism.

For more information, contact Mary Husain at mhusain@csufresno.edu.