FMS/Whitman Events

Upcoming Events:

12/9/16 @ 7:00PM: The 2016 FMS Fall Film Festival screens in Kimball Theatre.

Previous Events:

11/15/16 @ 7:00PM: “Vernacular Viewings: The Short Films of Robert Sickels” screens in Kimball Theatre, with Q & A afterwards.

5/6/16 @ 7:00PM: The 2016 Withycombe Doc Film Festival screens in Kimball Theatre, with Q&A afterwards.

12/11/15 @ 7:00PM: The 2015 FMS Fall Film Festival screens in Kimball Theatre.

12/9/15 @7:30PM: Writer/Director Andrew Bujalski’s Results screens in Kimball Theatre, with Bujalski taking Q & A afterwards.

12/2/15 @ 7:00PM: Roundtable discussion on graphic narratives and pedagogy in Olin 130.  Featuring Professors Breckenridge, Roberts, Lincoln, Lamberton, and Sickels and Sheehan Gallery Exhibitions & Collections Manager Kynde Kiefel.

11/14/15 @ 3:30PM: Lecture by editor and writer Jason Rodriguez of Colonial Comics in Olin 130. Book signing and reception in Sheehan Gallery afterwards.

11/13/15 @10:00AM-2:00PM (Session #1) & 11/14/15 @ 10:00AM-2:00PM (Session #2): Workshop with editor and writer Jason Rodriguez of Colonial Comics.

11/7/15 @ 4:00PM: Lecture by graphic artists and alumnus Sam Alden ’12 in Olin 130. Book signing and reception in Sheehan Gallery afterwards.

10/23/15 @ 5:30: Lecture by graphic novelist Alison Bechdel in Maxey Auditorium. Book signing afterwards and Sheehan Gallery will be open for viewing.

10/19/15 @ 4PM: Roundtable discussion with graphic novelists Jean-Louis Tripp and François Lapierre in Olin 157. Sheehan Gallery will be open for viewing.

10/16/15 @ 7PM: Drawing concert by graphic novelists Jean-Louis Tripp and François Lapierre in Chisolm Music Hall.  Book signing afterwards.

9/19/15 @ 4:30PM: Lecture by graphic novelist Craig Thompson in Maxey Auditorium. Book signing afterwards and Sheehan Gallery will be open for viewing.

9/11/15 @ 5:30PM: Graphic novelist Joe Sacco interviewed live by Professor Libby Miller in Olin 130. Book signing and reception in Sheehan Gallery afterwards.

12/12/14 @ 7:00PM: The 2014 Fall Film Festival screens in Kimball Theatre.

10/30/14 @ 7:30PM: The Academy Award nominated film Dirty Wars screens in Olin 130, with producer Anthony Arnove taking Q & A afterwards.  This screening is part of the Henry M. Jackson Endowed Lectureship in International Relations and is co-sponsored by the Politics Department and the FMS program.

10/8/14 @ 7:00PM: John Powers presents “Star Wars: A New Heap, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Death Star” in Olin 130, with Q & A afterwards.  This lecture is co-sponsored by the Art History and Visual Culture Studies Department and the FMS Program.

9/17/14 @7:30PM: The First Men screens in Kimball Theatre, with director and FMS alumnus (’09) Ben Kegan taking Q & A afterwards.

5/9/14 @ 7:00PM: The 2014 Withycombe Doc Film Festival screens in Kimball Theatre, with Q&A afterwards.

2/21/14 @4:00PM: Jornaleros (Day Laborers) screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Romeo Sosa taking Q&A afterwards.  This screening is part of the Global Studies Symposium.

2/20/14 @7:00PM: Citizen Koch screens in Maxey Auditorium, with directors Tia Lessin and Carl Deal taking Q&A afterwards.  This screening is part of both the Power & Privilege and Global Studies Symposiums.

2/18/14 @ 7:00PM: Granito: How to Nail a Dictator screens in Olin 130, with director Pamela Yates and producer Paco de Onis taking Q&A afterwards.  This screening is sponsored by the O’Donnell visiting educator fund.

12/13/13 @ 7:00PM: The 2013 Fall Film Festival screens in Kimball Theatre.

2/26/13 @ 7:30PM: Trouble the Water screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Carl Deal taking Q&A afterwards.

11/14/12 @ 7:30PM: Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Bryan Storkel taking Q & A afterwards.

10/17/12 @ 7:30PM: Small, Beautifully Moving Parts screens in Kimball Theatre, with director and Whitman alumna Annie Howell taking Q & A afterwards.

3/27/12 @ 7:30PM: Bringing King to China screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Kevin McKiernan taking Q & A afterwards.

2/28/12 @ 7:30PM: Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Bradley Beesley taking Q & A afterwards.

2/15/12 @ 7:30PM: Wheedle’s Groove screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Jennifer Maas taking Q & A afterwards.

1/31/12 @ 7:30PM: Wyoming Triumph screens in Kimball Theatre, with director and Whitman alumnus Chris Kitchen taking Q & A afterwards.

10/29/11 @7:30PM: Michael P. Branch, Pulitzer Prize Nominated author, gives a public reading, “‘The Hills Are Alive’ and other essays on Film, Whiskey, and Flying Ants,” in Kimball Theatre.  Q & A follows.

9/22/11 @ 7:30PM: Somebody Up There Likes Me screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Bob Byington taking Q & A afterwards.

9/21/11 @ 7:30PM: Harmony & Me screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Bob Byington taking Q & A afterwards.

3/7/11 @ 7:30PM: Freedom Riders screens in Kimball Theatre, with directors and Whitman alumni Chris Kitchen and Sam Pope taking Q & A afterwards.

2/8/11 @ 7:30PM: My So Called Enemy screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Lisa Gossels taking Q & A afterwards.

1/31/11 @ 7:30PM: Winnebago Man screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Ben Steinbauer taking Q & A afterwards.

11/3/2010 @ 7:30PM: Youth Knows No Pain screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Mitch McCabe taking Q & A afterwards.

10/7/10 @ 7:30PM: Chekhov for Children screens in Kimball Theatre, with director Sasha Waters Freyer taking Q & A afterwards.