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Black LGBTQ History, Culture and Politics: 3 Free Film Screenings in Collaboration with Vanderbilt's Department of African American & Diaspora Studies

Black LGBTQ History, Culture and Politics: 3 Free Film Screenings in Collaboration with Vanderbilt's Department of African American & Diaspora Studies

In collaboration with the Vanderbilt University course, Insider/Outsider: The Genealogy of Black LGBTQ Peoples, the Belcourt hosts three course sessions paired with film screenings. Each screening and post-screening course discussion is open and free to the public — and all screenings are at the Belcourt. No reservations or tickets are required, but seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

Science on Screen®: THE BABADOOK

Science on Screen®: THE BABADOOK

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

Anatomy of Cinema: How Movies Move Us

Anatomy of Cinema: How Movies Move Us

When we watch a film, the experience washes over us. We pay attention to the story and recognize its effect, but we may not notice the techniques that move us—the underlying anatomy that makes up every film. In a series of four two-hour sessions, Vanderbilt faculty members in cinema and media arts lead interactive discussions on film technique and the aesthetic experience of the moving image.

Science on Screen®: Sci-lent Cinema Night with live accompaniment by Hyasynth House

Science on Screen®: Sci-lent Cinema Night with live accompaniment by Hyasynth House

This unique live experience assembles a wide array of digital restorations and 16mm prints of early cinema’s finest science-focused and science-fiction films. Featuring “trick films”, experimental pieces, sci-fi oddities, and science-centered works by pioneering women and African-American artists the program will be accompanied with live original scores by members of the Hyasynth House collective.

Peripheral Visions: HAGAZUSSA

Peripheral Visions: HAGAZUSSA

In a remote Alpine village in the 15th century, the orphan Albrun grows up to become a marked woman. The scapegoat of ancient superstitions and monstrous misogyny, this self-styled witch begins to assert her otherworldly birthright.

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