Film Art Series

6:00 PM ScreenTalk – Before each film, a McKendree University professor will briefly discuss the film’s theme or concept.




Ophelia (2018)

Ophelia (2018)

Thursday, October 7, 2021 @ 6:00 p.m.

ScreenTalk Presenter: Dr. Nichole DeWall, professor of English

Rated PG-13; 1 hour, 54 min.



Kinky Boots (2005)Kinky Boots (2005)

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 @ 6:00 p.m.

ScreenTalk Presenter: Dr. Jessica Campbell, associate professor of English

Rated PG-13; 1 hour, 46 min.



My Octopus Teacher (2020)

My Octopus Teacher (2020)

Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 6:00 p.m.

ScreenTalk Presenter: Dr. Brenda Boudreau, professor of English

Rated G; 1 hour, 30 min.



Our Planet (2019)Our Planet (2019)

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. - CANCELLED (Inclement Weather)

ScreenTalk Presenter: Dr. Martha Patterson, professor of English

Rated PG; 1 hr.



Judas & the Black Messiah (2021)

Judas & the Black Messiah (2021)

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m.

ScreenTalk Presenter: Dr. Lauren Thompson, associate professor of history

Rated R; 2 hours, 6 min.



Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (2018)Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (2018)

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m.

From the devastated Great Barrier Reef in Australia, to the concrete seawalls that cover 60 percent of mainland China's coast, to the biggest terrestrial machines ever built in Germany, to psychedelic potash mines in Russia's Ural Mountains, to surreal lithium evaporation ponds in the Atacama Desert, the crew travels to six continents and twenty different countries to capture stunning images chronicling the catastrophic path traveled by our species over the last century.

ScreenTalk Presenter: Dr. Kevin Zanelotti, professor of philosophy

Not Rated; 1 hour, 27 min.

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