University of Vermont

Center for Cultural Pluralism

Social Justice Film Series

Each semester, the Center hosts a series of films and discussions addressing topics related to cultural pluralism. Below are this semester's films, and some information about previous semesters' showings.

Spring 2014 Social Justice Film Series

  • Anomaly - 7:30 PM, January 29 2014, L/L Commons Room 216

    A thought-provoking look at multiracial identity, Anomaly combines personals narratives with the larger drama of mixed race in American culture.

  • One Drop Rule - 7:30 PM, February 19 2014, L/L Commons Room 216

    The prevalent and often divisive issue of skin color in African American communities and culture is discussed in One Drop Rule.

  • Somewhere Between - 7:30 PM, March 19 2014, L/L Commons Room 216

    Exploring what it is like to come of age as a trans-racial adoptee in today's America, Somewhere Between tells the story of four girls living in different parts of the U.S.

  • The Fall of Womenland - 7:30 PM, March 26 2014, L/L Commons Room 216

    The Mosuo people, a small minority group in the Southwest of China, are one of the last remaining matriarchies in the world. The Fall of Womenland looks at their unique sexual culture.

  • White Like Me - 7:30 PM, April 9 2014, L/L Commons Room 216

    Exploring race and racism in the U.S., White Like Me looks through the lens of whiteness and white privilege, based on the work of anti-racist educator Tim Wise.

Previous semesters

Check back later for more info about previous Social Justice Film Series.

Fall 2013
Fall Film Series Posters
Spring 2013
Spring Film Series Posters
Fall 2012
Fall Film Series Posters

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