The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its spring 2017 lineup of film screenings with “Road to La Paz” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27.

Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the spring semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in the Student Recreation Center). Some screenings are held with Fresno Filmworks at Tower Theatre (815 E. Olive Ave.). See the full list below. All films screened on campus are free and open to the public. Parking is not enforced after 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Jan. 27: “Road to La Paz” (2015)


February 3: “Nakom” (2016)


Feb. 10-11: Filmworks — Oscar Shorts  


Feb. 17: “Resistance at Tule Lake” (2016)


Feb. 24: “Agents of Change” (2016)

  • Discussants: Abby Ginzberg and Frank Dawson, co-directors
  • Sponsor: Henry Madden Library’s Prentice Womack Fund and Africana Studies Program


March 3: Lunafest    


March 10: Filmworks: “I Am Not Your Negro” (2016) 


March 17: “RiverBlue” (2016)

  • Discussant: Roger Williams, director
  • Sponsor: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom


March 24: “The Heart of Madame Sabali” (2015)


March 31: Caesar Chavez Day, no film


April 7: “Lost Birds” (2015)


April 14: Filmworks (Spring break, TBA)


April 21 (5 p.m.): “Together With You” (2002)

  • Discussant: Dr. Ed EmanuEl, Fresno State theatre arts professor emeritus


April 28: Latin Film Festival (TBA)


May 5: “A Stray” (2016)


May 12: Filmworks (TBA)

CineCulture is a film series provided as a service to Fresno State students, faculty and staff and the community. CineCulture is also offered as a three-unit academic course (MCJ 179) in the Media, Communications and Journalism Department.

The CineCulture Club promotes cultural awareness through film and post-screening discussions. Fresno State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities.

Additional information about the individual films is available on the Arts and Humanities blog. For more information, contact Dr. Mary Husain, professor and club adviser, at, or visit the CineCulture website.


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