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  • Union Theatre

    Kelly Kirshtner’s Horror Classic

    Monday, November 04, 2013   |   6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Union Theatre

    Last night!


    The horror genre has a tremendous range, reinventing itself in different forms for different decades and aud iences. It's tricky work disentangling classic horror from more modern, of ten gory developments in the genre. Take a peek at some key moments in the evolution of the horror genre with Kelly Kirshtner's Horror Classic, a six week mini series featuring a selection of both classic and modern films th at tend towards the scary rather than the gruesome. Each screening will be introduced and discussed by Professor Kelly Kirshtner of UWM's Film Departm ent.

  • Union Theatre

    Documented

    Monday, November 04, 2013   |   8:00pm - 10:00pm

    Union Theatre

    Documentary Frontiers

    (Jose Antonio Vargas , USA, 90 min, Digital Video, 2013)


    In 2011, Pulitzer P rize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undo cumented immigrant in the New York Times Magazine. "Documented" chro nicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist/provocateur; and his jo urney inward as he re-connects with his mother, whom he hasn't seen in 20 years


    Jose Antonio Vargas will be speaking at UWM on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7pm in the Union Wisconsin Room as a part of the Distinguished L ecture Series. Tickets are available for sale at the Union Information Cent er on the ground level of the Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. More in formation is available at dls.uwm.edu.