- 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 12
Hear Chancellor Motley lay out his vision for the 2013-2014 year at convocation, then join him for a free BBQ lunch. New students will receive their official UMass Boston pins at a 3:30 p.m. ceremony.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- ‘Crazy Horse’ Kicks off UMass Boston Film Series on Wednesday
A different film will be shown every two weeks through late November, starting this week.
- 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.
- Hardy-Fanta Interviews America Ferrera at Women’s Leadership Initiative Event
Award-winning actress discusses how race and class have affected her career and level of success
- Academy Award-Winning Actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. Will Visit Campus Friday
Actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. is coming to campus to show scenes from his new movie, Red Tails, and take questions from the audience.