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Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center

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301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

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May 2018

Southern Culture Movie Series – “Talking Black in America”

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone. Talking Black in America reveals the incredible impact that the most controversial and misunderstood language variety in the history of American English has had on American life and language. The movie is FREE and refreshments…

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June 2018

Southern Culture Movie Series – “Granny’s Got Game”

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone. Granny’s Got Game is an inspiring documentary film about a senior women’s basketball team in North Carolina. These fiercely competitive women in their seventies battle physical limitations and social stigma to keep doing what they…

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Southern Culture Movie Series – “Nobel Nok Dah” and “This Is My Home Now”

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone. Nobel Nok Dah offers an intimate view into the lives of three refugee women from Burma, whose migratory paths cross in Thailand and eventually meet when they resettle to central New York. This Is My…

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July 2018

Southern Culture Movie Series – “Un Buen Carnicero”, “Collards in the Cafeteria” and “Wok Next Door”

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone. Un Buen Carnicero (A Good Butcher) goes behind the courtesies of the butcher’s counter on the eve of Independence Day to explore the complex realities of immigrant life while celebrating America’s freedom and questioning its convenience.…

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Southern Culture Movie Series – “First Language: The Race To Save Cherokee”

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Rm 1015, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone. Description of First Language: The Race To Save The Cherokee: Over fourteen thousand Cherokee remain in their ancestral homelands in the mountains of North Carolina, but few among them still speak their native language.…

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