LUNCH AND “THE-END-OF-THE-WORLD-AS-WE-KNOW-IT” MOVIE
Wednesday Campus Lifetime, 1–2:30 pm, 1008 Humanities
Eat your lunch and imagine how the world could be.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
THE LOBSTER (IRELAND), 2015
Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods. Oscar-nominated for best original screenplay. With post-film discussion.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
HIGH-RISE (USA), 2015
Directed by Ben Wheatley
Class struggle becomes all too real as a young doctor moves into a modern apartment block in suburban 1975 London. Drugs, drink & debauchery dissolve into murder, mayhem and misogyny in this pseudo-post-apocalyptic breakdown of societal norms, in this adaptation of J.G. Ballard's 1975 novel. With post-film discussion.
WHEN WE’RE ALL FEELING A BIT LIKE THE UNDEAD
Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 4–8 pm, 1008 Humanities
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (USA), 2016
Directed by Burr Steers
A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this re-imagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. With post-film discussion.
TRAIN TO BUSAN (SOUTH KOREA), 2016
Directed by Sang-ho Yeon
A harrowing zombie horror-thriller that follows a group of terrified passengers fighting their way through a countrywide viral outbreak, trapped on a suspicion-filled, blood-drenched bullet train ride to the Safe Zone…which may or may not still be there. With post-film discussion.