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Date: 3.24.17 Time: 6:30pm Venue: CTN Studio Portland

The Last Laugh

Portland

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Can the Holocaust be funny? Are jokes about Nazis and genocide in poor taste or a people’s way of coping with tragedy? When is “too soon” too soon? Filmmaker Ferne Pearlstein explores this question through interviews and excerpts from comedians like Mel Brooks, Rob Reiner, Sarah Silverman, Judy Gold, Chris Rock, and Joan Rivers, as… Read more
Date: 3.21.17 Time: 6:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema

Bar Bahar

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the Nickelodeon at 5:30 PM

The film Bar Bahar follows three young Palestinian women sharing a flat in Tel Aviv while trying to navigate “in between” traditional and modern culture. Following the film, attorney Cathy Lee and activist Zainah Anwar, this year’s speaker for Justice for Women Lecture Series, will discuss the challenges modern women face today. Read more about Bar Bahar… Read more
Date: 3.20.17 Time: 6:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema

Freedom to Marry

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the Nickelodeon beginning at 5:15.

Within the context of the incoming Trump administration and its potential impact on the make-up of the Supreme Court, we present an open and engaging discussion about the evolution of marriage equality. Even though you know how the story ends, the film Freedom to Marry is a surprisingly suspenseful look at the struggle for marriage equality. This “war… Read more
Date: 3.18.17 Time: 7:30pm Venue: Railroad Square Cinema

The Last Laugh

Waterville

Can the Holocaust be funny? Are jokes about Nazis and genocide in poor taste or a people’s way of coping with tragedy? When is “too soon” too soon? Filmmaker Ferne Pearlstein explores this question through interviews and excerpts from comedians like Mel Brooks, Rob Reiner, Sarah Silverman, Judy Gold, Chris Rock, and Joan Rivers, as… Read more
Date: 3.19.17 Time: 1:30pm Venue: Bates College - Olin Arts Center

Raise the Roof

Lewiston

Amid a rising tide of antisemitism across much of Europe comes an extraordinary story of resurrection and renewal. During WWII the Nazis destroyed a forest of wooden synagogues - considered to be among the most remarkable wooden structures ever built. This documentary follows a team of over 300 artisans and students under the leadership of… Read more