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  1. “Is Anybody Listening?” A Film by Paula Joan Caplan
    The film is based partly on Paula Caplan's book, When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: How All of Us Can Help Veterans, which has won three national awards for nonfiction.
  2. UMass Boston Film Series: An Autobiography of Michelle Maren
    Exclusive Sneak Preview: Filmmakers Michel Negroponte and Michelle Maren will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of the story of a former porn star transforming herself through film.
  3. UMass Boston Film Series Returns Thursday
    The UMass Boston Film Series returns on Thursday with five independent films, and an additional two-day lineup of films, works-in-progress presentations, a video workshop, panel, and director’s luncheon on April 23 and 24.
  4. Massachusetts Works-in-Progress Sought for April IFFBoston/UMass Boston Film Series Summit
    The UMass Boston Film Series and IFFBoston are seeking submissions for a summit featuring works-in-progress by Massachusetts filmmakers. The entry deadline is February 27.
  5. UMass Boston Film Series: Independent Film Festival Boston (Day Two)
    Join the UMass Boston Film Series and Independent Film Festival Boston for a director's luncheon, video essay panel, and the New England premiere of Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation.
  6. UMass Boston Film Series: Independent Film Festival Boston (Day One)
    Join the UMass Boston Film Series and Independent Film Festival Boston for a Law & Docs panel, Massachusetts Works-In-Progress Competition, and the New England Premiere of The Amina Profile.
  7. UMass Boston Film Series: Lily
    Boston Premiere: Director Matt Creed will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film, loosely based on the real-life experiences of lead actress Amy Grantham.
  8. UMass Boston Film Series: Homme Less
    Boston Premiere: Director Thomas Wirthensohn will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film on a former male model turned fashion photographer who sleeps each night on a roof.
  9. UMass Boston Film Series: Strongman
    Boston Premiere: Director Zachary Levy will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film on Stanless Steel's struggles in facing middle age.
  10. UMass Boston Film Series: The Possibilities Are Endless
    Boston Premiere: Directors James Hall and Edward Lovelace will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of their film that follows lyricist and stroke survivor Edwyn Collins.
  11. Film Series Returns Oct. 9 with Four Boston Premieres
    On Thursday, the UMass Boston Film Series kicks off its fifth season of hosting free, thought-provoking independent films, and the filmmakers themselves, at the UMass Boston Campus Center.
  12. UMass Boston Film Series: Vessel
    Director Diana Whitten will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of a story of a sea captain who sails through loopholes in international law, providing abortions on a ship in offshore water.
  13. UMass Boston Film Series: The Newburgh Sting
    Boston Premiere: Directors Kate Davis and David Heilbroner will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of a film that uses hidden camera footage to show what homegrown terrorism truly means.
  14. UMass Boston Film Series: Evolution of a Criminal
    Boston Premiere: Director Darius Clark Monroe will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of this documentary about his own life as a former bank robber.
  15. UMass Boston Film Series: Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart
    Boston Premiere: Director Jeremiah Zagar will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film that follows one of the highest-profile cases of the twentieth century.
  16. UMass Boston Film Series: Love Child
    Boston Premiere: Director Valerie Veatch will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film that follows the first tried case of Internet addition.
  17. UMass Boston Film Series Returns With “Southern Comfort”
    For the second straight year, a film entered in the Independent Film Festival Boston will be shown on campus as part of the UMass Boston Film Series, which returns this month.
  18. UMass Boston Film Series: Freedom Summer
    Independent Film Festival Boston returns to UMass Boston in 2014 with the Boston Premiere of Stanley Nelson's Freedom Summer.
  19. UMass Boston Film Series: O’er the Land
    Director Deborah Stratman will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her meditation on the milieu of elevated threat addressing national identity, gun culture, and patriotism.
  20. UMass Boston Film Series: And Who Taught You to Drive?
    Director Andrea Thiele will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about driving lessons that soon become lessons of life.
  21. UMass Boston Film Series: Rent a Family, Inc.
    Director Kaspar Astrup Schröder will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film about the man behind a company that rents people to “repair” shortcomings in life.
  22. UMass Boston Film Series: Southern Comfort
    Director Kate Evans will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about a a female-to-male transsexual who was turned down for treatment by two dozen doctors.
  23. UMass Boston Film Series: Uranium Drive-In
    Director Suzan Beraza will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about a proposed uranium mill in southwestern Colorado—the first to be built in the U.S. in 30 years
  24. UMass Boston’s Fall Film Series Focuses On ‘Concealed Identities’
    Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams is one of six filmmakers who will talk with UMass Boston students and community members this fall following free screenings of their films.
  25. UMass Boston Film Series: Mistaken for Strangers
    Director Tom Berninger will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film about joining the crew of his brother's rock band, The National.
  26. UMass Boston Film Series: Black Out
    Director Eva Weber will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about an inspiring struggle for education in Guinea.
  27. UMass Boston Film Series: Lucky
    Director Laura Checkoway will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about the survival story of Lucky Torres.
  28. UMass Boston Film Series: God Loves Uganda
    Academy Award-winning Director Roger Ross Williams will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film about infusing African culture with values imported from America’s Christian Right.
  29. UMass Boston Film Series: Big Men
    Director Rachel Boynton will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about the high-powered world of African oil deals.
  30. UMass Boston Film Series: Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
    Co-director Maxim Pozdorovkin will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film about three women who face seven years in a Russian prison for a 40-second satirical performance.
  31. The Art & Politics of End Credits
    Go behind the scenes with UMass Boston Film Series Curator Chico Colvard and hear how the filmmakers navigate the art and politics of end credits during this IFFBoston panel discussion.
  32. UMass Boston Film Series: Before You Know It
    One of the films of the 11th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston, PJ Raval's Before You Know It, will be screened at UMass Boston.
  33. UMass Boston Film Series: China Heavyweight
    A Chinese Master boxing coach recruits poor rural teenagers. The boxers must choose to fight for their nation or themselves. A Q&A with the director follows this free screening.
  34. UMass Boston Film Series: Where Heaven Meets Hell
    Boston Premiere: Where Heaven Meets Hell follows 4 of the nearly 500 sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia. A Q&A with director Sasha Friedlander follows the free screening.
  35. UMass Boston Film Series: Lemon
    Boston Premiere: Lemon follows three-time felon turned poet and Tony Award winner Lemon Andersen as he takes his street smarts to the stage with astounding success. A Q&A follows this free screening.
  36. UMass Boston Film Series: Stevie
    Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of his film about a troubled young boy he had been an ‘Advocate Big Brother’ to ten years earlier.
  37. UMass Boston Film Series: The World Before Her
    Boston Premiere: The World Before Her delivers a portrait of India juxtaposing the Miss India pageant with a militant Hindu fundamentalist camp for young girls. A Q&A with the director follows.
  38. Actors Wanted for Film Series Promo Trailer
    The casting call for UMass Boston's Film Series promotional trailer is Thursday, June 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Small Science Auditorium.
  39. UMass Boston Film Series: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty
    The film documents the relationship between Nance and a lovely young woman as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic. A filmmaker Q&A follows the screening.
  40. UMass Boston Film Series: Poster Girl
    Follow a former high school cheerleader and Iraq war veteran as she struggles with PTSD and embarks on a journey of self-discovery and redemption. A filmmaker Q&A follows the screening.
  41. UMass Boston Film Series: Girl Model
    Girl Model follows two protagonists involved in the modeling industry in Siberia and Tokyo. A filmmaker Q&A follows the screening.
  42. UMass Boston Film Series: Detropia
    As we learn in Detropia, as artists and curious outsiders flock to Detroit in search of inspiration and opportunity, lifelong Detroiters are at the breaking point. A Q&A follows the screening.
  43. UMass Boston Film Series: Crazy Horse
    The first film in the UMass Boston Film Series brings viewers into the world of the legendary Parisian cabaret Crazy Horse Paris. A Q&A with the director follows the screening.
  44. UMass Boston Film Series: Code of the West
    The final film in the UMass Boston Film Series follows the 2011 Montana State Legislature as it debates the fate of medical marijuana. A Q&A with filmmaker Rebecca Richman Cohen follows.
  45. Open Casting: UMass Boston Film Series Promotional Trailer
    The UMass Boston Film Series kicks off this fall and is looking for talent to star in our promotional trailer.