WKAR Community Cinema http://wkar.org en May 8 | Community Cinema: The Trials of Muhammad Ali http://wkar.org/post/may-8-community-cinema-trials-muhammad-ali <p><strong>FREE – Thursday, May 8, at 7 p.m.</strong> | See a short preview of the <strong>Independent Lens </strong>documentary and explore the issues with a community panel. | <a href="https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3704?&amp;itemcode=3704-140508C">RESERVE SEATS HERE</a> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:23:18 +0000 editor 52222 at http://wkar.org May 8 | Community Cinema: The Trials of Muhammad Ali Mar. 27 | Community Cinema: Medora http://wkar.org/post/mar-27-community-cinema-medora <p><strong>FREE -- Thursday, Mar. 27, at 7 p.m.</strong> | See a short preview of the upcoming <strong>Independent Lens</strong> documentary and learn more from a community panel. | <a href="https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3704?&amp;itemcode=3704-140327C">RESERVE SEATS HERE</a><br /> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 04:00:00 +0000 editor 50577 at http://wkar.org Mar. 27 | Community Cinema: Medora Las Marthas | Independent Lens http://wkar.org/post/las-marthas-independent-lens <p>Dating from the aftermath of the U.S.-Mexico War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas, is unlike any other. <strong><a href="http://video.wkar.org/video/2365168725/">WATCH NOW</a></strong> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:48:10 +0000 editor 49455 at http://wkar.org Las Marthas | Independent Lens Feb. 13 | Community Cinema: Las Marthas http://wkar.org/post/feb-13-community-cinema-las-marthas <p><strong>FREE -- Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m.</strong> | See a short preview of the upcoming <strong>Independent Lens </strong>documentary and connect with your community on the importance of carrying on cultural traditions. | <a href="https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3704?&amp;itemcode=3704-140213C">RESERVE SEATS HERE</a><br /> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:42:02 +0000 editor 48699 at http://wkar.org Feb. 13 | Community Cinema: Las Marthas Jan. 23 | Community Cinema: The State of Arizona http://wkar.org/post/jan-23-community-cinema-state-arizona <p><strong>FREE – Thursday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m.</strong> | See a short preview of the upcoming Independent Lens documentary and discuss the issues with a community panel. | <a href="https://commerce.cashnet.com/msu_3704?&amp;itemcode=3704-140123C"><strong>RESERVE SEATS</strong></a><br /> Sun, 12 Jan 2014 18:52:10 +0000 editor 47225 at http://wkar.org Jan. 23 | Community Cinema: The State of Arizona The Graduates/Los Graduados | WKAR Community Cinema http://wkar.org/post/graduateslos-graduados-wkar-community-cinema <p>A new season of <a href="http://wkar.org/programs/wkar-community-cinema"><strong>WKAR Community Cinema</strong></a> kicked off recently (October 29) with a screening and discussion of "The Graduates/Los Graduados." The new documentary series from <strong>Independent Lens</strong> explores education today through the eyes of Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States. It is the story of the graduates who will make up America’s future.</p> Sun, 03 Nov 2013 21:39:44 +0000 editor 44743 at http://wkar.org The Graduates/Los Graduados | WKAR Community Cinema WATCH NOW: The Graduates/Los Graduados - The Boys | WKAR-TV http://wkar.org/post/watch-now-graduateslos-graduados-boys-wkar-tv <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Latino dropout crisis is examined through the eyes of six students from across the U.S., concluding with three young men.</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WATCH HERE</span></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://video.wkar.org/video/2365103597/</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 05:01:50 +0000 editor 44521 at http://wkar.org WATCH NOW: The Graduates/Los Graduados - The Boys | WKAR-TV Community Cinema Guests Engage in 'Love Free or Die' Conversation http://wkar.org/post/community-cinema-guests-engage-love-free-or-die-conversation <p>A nearly full house packed WKAR's auditorium for a <strong>Community Cinema </strong>preview of <strong>Love Free or Die, </strong>airing Monday, June 3, at 10 p.m. on WKAR. The event was the last this spring for the popular screening/discussion series at WKAR.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 19:34:10 +0000 Jeanie Croope 36656 at http://wkar.org Community Cinema Guests Engage in 'Love Free or Die' Conversation 'Wonder Women' Guests Appreciate Community Cinema Events http://wkar.org/post/wonder-women-guests-appreciate-community-cinema-events <p>Guests at WKAR's April 25 Community Cinema screening of <strong>Wonder Women: The Story of America's Superheroines </strong>were not only able to see a segment of the film but hear from speakers Gary Hoppenstand and Jess Knott.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:19:52 +0000 Jeanie Croope 35402 at http://wkar.org 'Wonder Women' Guests Appreciate Community Cinema Events 'Powerbroker' Inspires Audience http://wkar.org/post/powerbroker-inspires-audience <p>On February 13, WKAR welcomed guests to a Community Cinema screening and discussion based around the <strong>Independent Lens </strong>film <strong>Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights. </strong>The film provides an inside look on the voices behind the scenes of the civil rights movement.</p><p><strong>Powerbroker </strong>will air on WKAR-TV on Monday, February 18, at 10 p.m. as part of the <strong>Independent Lens </strong>series.</p><p><strong>A Dialog</strong></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:20:18 +0000 Amber Taylor 31227 at http://wkar.org 'Powerbroker' Inspires Audience Soul Food Junkies Fascinates Guests http://wkar.org/post/soul-food-junkies-fascinates-guests <p>An enthusiastic group of 70 guests gathered at WKAR on January 10 to see a preview from the <strong>Independent Lens </strong>documentary "Soul Food Junkies" and learn more about the cultural legacy and health-related issues connected to this culinary tradition.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:28:43 +0000 Jeanie Croope 29468 at http://wkar.org Soul Food Junkies Fascinates Guests 'As Goes Janesville' -- Stimulating Discussion http://wkar.org/post/goes-janesville-stimulating-discussion <p>Approximately 60 community members attended WKAR's Community Cinema screening of "As Goes Janesville" on October 18, and engaged in a discussion with four guests who addressed the similarities and differences of the issues presented in the film and those in Lansing when the General Motors plant threatened to close.</p><p>The <strong>Independent Lens </strong>film followed the events in Janesville, Wisconsin after the city's GM plant closed. Lansing faced this situation as well, but the GM plant in Lansing remained open, if reduced in scope.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:39:53 +0000 Jeanie Croope 25616 at http://wkar.org 'As Goes Janesville' -- Stimulating Discussion 'Half the Sky' - Community Cinema Kicks off with Full House http://wkar.org/post/half-sky-community-cinema-kicks-full-house <p>More than 80 people attended WKAR's first Community Cinema event held on Thursday, September 27, at WKAR. The topic of the first discussion was <strong>Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide</strong>.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:28:16 +0000 Jeanie Croope 24650 at http://wkar.org 'Half the Sky' - Community Cinema Kicks off with Full House