Beginning with Little Miss Sunshine on Tuesday, Jan. 16, this season’s University of Missouri-Rolla Free Film Festival will showcase 15 critically acclaimed feature films and documentaries.
The films are free and open to the public. The movies will be shown at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays in Leach Theatre of UMR’s Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla, Mo., with the exception of U.S. vs. John Lennon on Feb. 20, which will be screened in Room G-3 of Schrenk Hall on the UMR campus. There will also be a film festival bonus on Wednesday, April 4, with the screening of Burden of Dreams in Leach Theatre.
The Spring 2007 UMR Free Film Festival includes the following motion pictures:
Little Miss Sunshine — Jan. 16
The Science of Sleep — Jan. 23
Five Obstructions — Jan. 30
Gabrielle — Feb. 6
The True Meaning of Pictures — Feb. 13
U.S. vs. John Lennon — Feb. 20
Michael Collins — March 13
Water — March 20
Les Blank: Ricky Leacock, A Well Spent Life, Gap-Toothed Women — April 3
Burden of Dreams — April 4
Life and Debt and La Soufriere — April 10
The Last King of Scotland — April 17
The General — April 24
Artists at Work: Three Documentaries by James Bogan — May 1
The UMR Film Festival is supported by the Missouri Arts Council; the UMR College of Arts and Sciences; the UMR Campus Performing Arts Series; the office of the chancellor at UMR; the UMR department of civil engineering; UMR’s Curtis Laws Wilson Library; UMR Student Union Board and the UMR department of arts, languages and philosophy.
For more information about the Spring 2007 UMR Free Film Festival call 573-341-4185.