Seeking Reel Diversity

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center (CCLC) presents “Seeking Reel Diversity.” Seeking Reel Diversity is a bi-monthly film series where we will be screening and discussing documentaries and dramas that will allow us to share and build community of understanding through films that explore perspective from diverse cultures. Film screenings will occur every other Thursday 3-5pm at the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center Meriam Library 172 (Across from the Marketplace).

For more information, please contact the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center (CCLC) at 530-898-4101 or cultural@csuchico.edu .

February 21
Black Power Mixtape

This film shares the perspective of Swedish journalists who came to the United States to document the anti-war and Black Power movements of the late '60's and early '70's.

March 4
Miss Representation

This documentary explores how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in influential positions by circulating limited and often disparaging portrayals of women.

March 14
Food INC.

This film examines corporate farming in the United States, concluding that agribusiness produces food that is unhealthy, in a way that is environmentally harmful and abusive of both animals and employees.

April 4
For the Bible Tells Me So

This film documents homosexuality and its perceived conflict with religion, as well as various interpretations of what the Bible says about same-sex sexuality.

April 18
Riot

This film share various stories from four different racial groups in the Los Angeles area and their perspective on the Rodney King riots in 1992.

May 2
Longoria Affairs

This film shares the story of a small Texas town's funeral parlor refusal to hold services for a Latino soldier killed in World Ward II, which sparked a national outcry.

May 9
The Namesake

This drama tells the story of Gogol Ganguli who is torn between his parents' Indian traditions and his decidedly modern lifestyle.