Monday, March 30, 2009 @ 7:00pm Free Adm. (Miller Center Room 102)
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia Libraries will host Ambassador Andrew Young as he presents the premiere of his new feature-length civil rights documentary, “How We Got Over,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 30.
The event – in room 102 of the Miller Learning Center – is free and open to the general public as well as UGA students, faculty and staff.
“How We Got Over” draws on raw news footage from WSB-TV in Atlanta and WALB-TV in Albany. Held by the Libraries’ Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the moving images—about 450 clips – cover a broad range of key civil rights events. The clips also provide the foundation for the University of Georgia’s Civil Rights Digital Library.
Friday, April 17, 2009 @ 7:00 pm Free Adm. (Lamar Dodd Room S151)
Art X and the Media Department Host The Miyazaki Film Screenings of Howl’s Moving Castle. This will be the 2nd of the 3 part Miyazaki Festival. Sprited Away was shown on March 27, 2009 and Nausicaa of The Valley of The Wind will be screened on April 24, 2009. Howl’s Moving Castle is one of Academy Award Winning director, Hoyao Miyazaki’s most beautiful visions. “Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome, but mysterious wizard named Howl. Sophie is subsequently turned into a 90 year old woman by the vain and conniving Wicked Witch of the Waste.” (Disney.go.com)