Upcoming Public Events at
Carleton’s Weitz Center
(Note: times and venues are subject to change. Carleton recommends verifying before you attend:
Film (Weitz Cinema)
Sun., Apr. 13 2:30 International Film Forum: Three short films by Marion Stalens (France)
“Danse Afrique Danse”, “Le Voyage du Fauteuil”, and “Silence or Exile”. Presented by Prof. Cherif Keita.
Mon., Apr. 14 7:00 International Film Forum: “Juliette Binoche, Sketches for a Portrait” (France, 2009)
This portrait explores Binoche’s complex personality as an artist, revealing her artistic depth by capturing her at work on a variety of different projects in disciplines ranging from cinema to dance to painting.
A colloquium with director Marion Stalens follows the screening.
Wed., Apr. 16 7:00 International Film Forum: “El Bosc” (Spain, 2012)
The Spanish Civil War, 1936. Ramon and his wife hide an ancestral secret: In the forest near the farmhouse where they live, mysterious lights illuminate a door leading into another world, from which no one can ever return.
A conversation with director Óscar Aibar follows the screening.
Thu., Apr. 17 7:00 “How to Survive a Plague” (U.S.A., 2012)
Beginning at the start of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, the documentary follows a group of AIDS activists and founders of AIDS group ACT UP, and follows their struggle for response from the United States government and medical establishment in developing effective HIV/AIDS medications..
Fri., Apr. 18 8:00 Student Union Movie Organization: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2013)
“The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.” (imdb.com)
Sat., Apr. 19 8:00 “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”
Strategic Petroleum Reserve Landscapes (Weitz Commons; through June 1)
Minneapolis artist Paul Shambroom offers large photographic landscapes of U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve sites. Look above the cafe!
Museum exhibitions (through May 4)
Petrochemical America Project Room
Haunting photographs of “Chemical Alley” on the lower Mississippi by photographer Richard Misrach and “throughlines” by designer Kate Orff.
Rapture/Rupture: James D. Butler Upper Mississippi View
Butler’s painting “Power Plant/St. Paul” complements the Petrochemical America exhibition focusing on the lower Mississippi “Cancer Alley.”