Posts Tagged ‘Ethics Film Series’

Rescheduled, March 16: Ethics Film Series Continues with “Buena Vista Social Club”

Rescheduled, March 16: Ethics Film Series Continues with "Buena Vista Social Club"

Each spring, Duke’s Kenan Institute for Ethics sponsors a film series in collaboration with the Center for Documentary Studies, the Screen/Society, and the Arts of the Moving Image program that provides popular, accessible vehicles for talking about ethics around a particular theme. The four films in this year’s Ethics Film Series—The Visitor, Buena Vista Social Club, Once, and […]


“Beasts of the Southern Wild” Wraps up 2014 Ethics Film Series

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" Wraps up 2014 Ethics Film Series

This year’s Ethics Film Series at Duke University explores the idea of a “New South,” featuring documentary and narrative films that grapple with the realities of southern life and the tensions between social progress and persistent inequalities. Screenings and post-film discussions are free and open to the public; refreshments and parking passes are provided. Monday, April 14, 7 p.m. Griffith […]


Ethics Film Series Continues with “deepsouth” on March 18

Ethics Film Series Continues with “deepsouth” on March 18

The annual Ethics Film Series at Duke University provides popular and accessible vehicles for talking about ethics around a particular theme. The 2014 installment explores the idea of a “New South,” featuring films that grapple with the realities of southern life and the tensions between social progress and persistent inequalities. Screenings and post-film discussions are free and open to the […]


Ethics Film Series Explores the New South with “Junebug” on February 18

Ethics Film Series Explores the New South with "Junebug" on February 18

The annual Ethics Film Series at Duke University provides popular and accessible vehicles for talking about ethics around a particular theme. The 2014 installment explores the idea of a “New South,” featuring films that grapple with the realities of southern life and the tensions between social progress and persistent inequalities. Screenings and post-film discussions are free and open to the […]


2014 Ethics Film Series Explores the South with Four Acclaimed Films

2014 Ethics Film Series Explores the South with Four Acclaimed Films

The annual Ethics Film Series at Duke University provides popular and accessible vehicles for talking about ethics around a particular theme. The 2014 installment explores the idea of a “New South,” featuring four acclaimed films from the past decade that grapple with the realities of southern life and the tensions between social and cultural progress and persistent inequalities—Moving Midway, Junebug, deepsouth, and Beasts […]


Free Screening: Award-Winning “Habibi” Closes Ethics Film Series on April 8

Free Screening: Award-Winning "Habibi" Closes Ethics Film Series on April 8

A tragic romance from Lebanese American writer, director, and producer Susan Youssef (named one of Filmmaker magazine’s “25 New Faces” to watch) is the final offering in the annual Ethics Film Series at Duke University (see all trailers below). Habibi is Youssef’s widely acclaimed fiction feature that tells a story of forbidden love between two students in the West Bank […]


2012 Ethics Film Series at Duke: Last Free Screening, Monday, April 23, “Human Terrain”

2012 Ethics Film Series at Duke: Last Free Screening, Monday, April 23, "Human Terrain"

Each spring, the annual Kenan Ethics Film Series at Duke University features films that provide popular and accessible vehicles for discussing ethics around a particular theme. This year’s theme is “condemned to be free,” with films that explore how individuals—even under the most oppressive circumstances—claim their existential freedom by taking responsibility for their decisions and […]


2011 Ethics Film Series at Duke

2011 Ethics Film Series at Duke

The 2011 Ethics Film Series at Duke University features four films that touch on the theme of “community,” addressing the tensions that arise between individual rights and the common good and examining how individuals become members of and valued by their communities. The screenings and post-film discussions are free and open to the public. All […]