Porter Cinema Movie Nights

Thursday Night Movies

 Stages of Becoming: Movies about Discovery

of Self, the Other, the Unknown


Jan. 12 sub-theme: Discovering New Realities; Bending Reality, Expanding Horizons

Movie: Gravity

Film about a space flight gone wrong and in which the protagonist must fight with all her composure, strength, determination to survive—this is a blockbuster with a heart-racing story but has beautiful, terrifying visuals.

*Trailer*

Jan. 26 sub-theme: Discovering Self; Interior Dialogues/ Dilemmas…

Movie: Dope

A smart and quirky kid in a troubled neighborhood aims to get into an elite school but has to navigate around bad influences, general existential quandaries, and just being a teenager…

*Trailer*

 

Feb. 9 sub-theme: Love re: Discovering the Self; Discovering the Other

Movie: Let the Right One In

A Swedish film that got great reviews for its subtle treatment of a classic horror film theme—vampires—and also incorporates a budding love story. It is engrossing, unnerving and scary, but also cinematically just good.

*Trailer*

 

Feb. 23 sub-theme: Discovery of…the Subconscious
Movie: Inception

A sci-fi thriller about a man involved in corporate espionage who tampers with psychology and mental states of others to get coveted information…

*Trailer*

 

March 9 sub-theme: Discovering the Reaches of the Imagination

Movie: Life of Pi

Based on Yann Martel’s novel, this entertaining, visually beautiful film is about a young man’s physical and metaphysical quests.

*Trailer*

 

March 16 sub-theme: Discovering Meaning and Potential

Movie: Wall-E

A film about a lone robot who finds and makes meaning in a world that seems devoid of beauty and comfort…

*Trailer*

 

Every other Thursday

*Movies are free! Bring a friend!*


Location: 
The Bridge Gallery, Porter College
When: 
Thu, 01/12/2017 - 8:00pm - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 8:00pm