All films will be presented at SUNY Delhi, Sanford Hall (Rm 250) at 4 pm unless otherwise indicated. Parking for off-campus guests at the Bush Lot. Free and open to the public. Subscribe to our email list here!
The Great Hack (NR)
Sunday, February 16 at 4pm |Data is said to be the world’s most valuable asset and it’s being used as a weapon to wage cultural and political wars. The dark world of data exploitation is uncovered through the unpredictable personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data story. (documentary)
Special guest, Anne Elizabeth Moore will join us to lead a conversation following the film. Moore is a cultural critic and an award-winning author. Her work explores agency, identity, expression, and censorship. She has two cats, Thurber and Captain America. Their work explores sleeping and eating.
Owned: A Tale of Two Americas (NR)
Sunday, March 29 at 4pm | ‘Owned’ is a fever dream vision into the dark history behind the US housing economy. Tracking its overtly racist beginnings to its unbridled commoditization, the documentary exposes a foundational story few Americans understand as their own. (documentary)
Howard Ashford, Assistant Professor of Africana & Latino Studies at SUNY Oneonta, will lead a discussion following the film. Ashford’s academic focus is in the areas of the African American political science and policy, the Civil Rights Movement, class, and Afro-American film, literature, and culture.
Through the Repellent Fence (NR) with special guest Falen Johnson
Sunday, April 19 at 4pm | The film follows the art collective Postcommodity as they construct Repellent Fence, a two-mile long outdoor artwork that straddled the U.S.-Mexico border. Postcommodity consists of three Native American artists who place land art in a tribal context.
Guest speaker Falen Johnson is Mohawk and Tuscarora from Six Nations Grand River Territory in Ontario Canada. She is a writer, producer, director, and actor, as well as co-host on the podcast The Secret Life of Canada with co-creator Leah-Simone Bowen.
Sunday, May 3 at 4pm | Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevate to high-alert as she grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. (horror, action)
Artist Talk: Monuments & Memory with Becci Davis
Thursday, May 7 at 6pm | Becci Davis is an African American visual and performance artist whose work explores the politics of representation, commemoration and monuments, both structural and cultural. It questions how to engage with an archive whose source and steward has historically been the dominant culture that oppressed and exploited marginalized communities.
Davis earned her MFA from Lesley University in 2017 and in 2018 received the RISD Museum Artist Fellowship, Providence Public Library Creative Fellowship, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship in New Genres, and the St. Botolph Emerging Artist Award.
Fast Color (2019) | December 12, 2019 at SUNY Delhi
Forbidden: Undocumented & Queer in Rural America | January 26, 2020 at SUNY Delhi
This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and adminstered in Delaware County by the Roxbury Arts Group.