Wednesday, April 19, 2017


 FREE Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7 – 9 Pm

National Bird follows the dramatic journey of whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. The tense and timely film, which had to be made in relative secrecy, gives rare insight into the American drone program through the eyes of veterans and survivors. Plagued by guilt over the killing of faceless people in foreign countries and suffering from PTSD, the veterans decide to speak out publicly, despite the possible consequences. Executive produced by renowned filmmakers Wim Wenders and Errol Morris.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017


Simposio sobre cine y audiovisual de de la Asociación Argentina de Estudios sobre Cine y Audiovisual (AsAECA).

8 y 9 de agosto de 2017 en la ciudad de Tandil (Argentina).

El evento está pensado como la antesala del VI Congreso de AsAECA que se realizará en

marzo de 2018. El simposio propone una dinámica flexible mediante la conformación de

mesas de diálogo consecutivas que se realizará durante la tarde en la sala de cine de la

Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (UNICEN). Los

participantes serán reconocidos investigadores de distintivos centros de investigación del

mundo. Las discusiones y exposiciones se llevarán a cabo en castellano dada las características

del evento.

El simposio está coorganizado por el Departamento de Historia y Teoría del Arte (Facultad

de Arte - UNICEN) y será registrado y transmitido por la Productora de Contenidos

Audiovisuales de la institución.

Pablo Piedras

(Presidente de AsAECA:

Javier Campo

(Director del Departamento de Historia y Teoría del Arte:

Tuesday, January 24, 2017


Screening: Brothers Hypnotic

Date: 02.11.2017

Time: 5:30 p.m. (followed by concert)

Location: Black Box Theatre

Soka Performing Arts Center presents
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (HBE) are seven brothers from the south side of Chicago. They come from an extraordinary musical family. The band freely mix the brass band tradition with generous doses of hip hop, soul, and funk, creating an intoxicating and boisterous blend that is just barely contained. They have toured throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, and South America playing with everyone from Prince, Mos Def , Mick Jones (The Clash), and Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz). They’ve performed at Coachella, WOMAD AU, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Sydney Opera House, and Carnegie Hall. And now, they will perform at the Soka Performing Arts Center. View their documentary film, Brothers Hypnotic, or listen to their song, “War” from the hit movie Hunger Games, and you, too, will be "hypnotized!"

For more information and news, click here.
Tickets: $30/$26 Students and Seniors (62+)

GROUPS: To purchase tickets for groups of 10 or more CLICK HERE or contact the box office at (949) 480-4278.

This event is part of the World Music Series. Save $ on multiple events, Click link for details. World Music Series Packages on sale June 6 - October 22, 2016.

Come early for dinner! Soka Bistro is open for dinner M-F 5:30-7 p.m., Sat/Sun 5-7 p.m. Only $11.25 for an all-you-can-eat buffet.

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The Bad Kids

Date: 02.23.2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Pauling 216

Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative school for students at risk of dropping out; Black Rock is their last chance. Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give these underserved students command of their own futures.

Admission: Free

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017