PMA Films

PMA Films

Lauren Greenfield’s postcard from the edge of the American Empire captures a portrait of a materialistic, image-obsessed culture. Simultaneously photographic journey, memoir, and historical essay, the film bears witness to the global boom–bust economy, the corrupted American Dream and the human costs of late stage capitalism, narcissism and greed.

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  • Friday, August 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
  • Friday, August 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
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From screenings inspired by PMA exhibitions to new work by local and emerging talent to conversations with filmmakers, documentary subjects, and scholars, PMA Films offers cinematic experiences that you can’t find anywhere else.

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In 1963, the Beatles went from four unknown musicians to musical superstars. The singles and albums they released that year, not to mention the numerous songs they gave away to other artists, are some of the greatest pop songs ever written. And they were just getting started. In this filmed lecture, musicologist Scott Freiman as he deconstructs the music the Beatles wrote and recorded in 1963—from “Please Please Me” and “She Loves You” to “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”

Show Times
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
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FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding.

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  • Friday, August 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
  • Friday, August 31, 2018 - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
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In her feature-length debut, Zambian director Rungano Nyoni tells a story about Shula, an eight-year-old girl who turns up alone and unannounced in a rural Zambian village, arousing the suspicions of the locals are suspicious. A minor incident escalates to a full-blown witch trial, where she is found guilty and sentenced to life on a state-run witch camp. As the days pass, Shula begins to settle into her new community, but a threat looms on the horizon. Soon she is forced to make a difficult decision– whether to resign herself to life on the camp, or take a risk for freedom.

Show Times
  • Friday, September 7, 2018 - 2:00pm
  • Friday, September 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 2:00pm