This calendar lists events occurring in the various UCF Libraries locations.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • Movie viewing: I Learn America (2013)

    John C. Hitt Library

    In I Learn America, five resilient immigrant teenagers come together at the International High School at Lafayette and struggle to learn their new land. The International High School is a New York City public school dedicated to serving newly arrived immigrant teenagers, with more than 300 students speaking two-dozen languages from 50 countries. Over a school year, amidst the complexity ...

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  • Movie Viewing: Straightlaced: How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up (2009)

    John C. Hitt Library

    With a fearless look at a highly charged subject, Straightlaced unearths how pressures around gender and sexuality are confining American teens. These stories reflect a diversity of experiences, demonstrating how gender role expectations and homophobia are interwoven, and illustrating the different ways these expectations connect with culture, race and class. From girls confronting media messages about body image to boys ...

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  • Movie Viewing: Hooligan Sparrow (2016)

    John C. Hitt Library

    The danger is palpable as maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues travel to Hainan Province in southern China to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal. Marked as enemies of the state, the activists are under constant government surveillance and face interrogation, harassment, and imprisonment. Sparrow, ...

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