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  • Bright Lights: Boscpug presents Giant VR film with co-creators

    Sep2720167:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Paramount Center
    Bright Family Screening Room

    Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts

    For more information please contact:
    Anna Feder

    We're thrilled to begin our BOSCPUG Fall Series with our special virtual reality event on Giant. Come learn about the making of this cinematic virtual reality experience from it's creators Milica Zec and Winslow Porter.

    Trapped in an active war-zone, two parents struggle to distract their young daughter by inventing a fantastical tale. Inspired by real events, this immersive virtual-reality experience, which mixes both game engine and live-action video, transports the viewer into the family's makeshift basement shelter.

    Giant had its world premiere at 2016 Sundance Film Festival New Frontier, and its European premiere at Cannes Film Festival where it garnered strong emotional responses from both the general public and the press.

    While we do hold seats for the Emerson community for BOSCPUG events, the best way to assure a seat is to RSVP here

  • Bright Lights: Rosa Chumbe with director and actress via Skype

    Sep2920167:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Paramount Center
    Bright Family Screening Room

    Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts with Boston Latino Film Festival

    For more information please contact:
    Anna Feder

    Directed by Jonathan Relayze, drama, 75 minutes, Peru, 2015.
    Co-presented with the Boston Latino Film Festival
    Rosa Chumbe is a mature police officer with both a gambling and a drinking problem. She lives with her daughter Sheyla, who has a little baby. One day, after a big fight between them, Sheyla steals her mother's savings and storms out of the house leaving her baby behind. Rosa is forced to spend some time with her grandson. Something changes inside her heart of stone. However, everything takes a wrong turn one night. Only a miracle can save her.

    Discussion with director Jonathan Relayze and actress Liliana Trujillo to follow via Skype. 

  • Caucasian Chalk Circle

    Sep2920168:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Greene Theater

    $8 Emerson community

    Sponsored by Emerson Stage

    For more information please contact:
    Jaclyn Dentino

    Emerson Stage proudly presents Caucasian Chalk Circle:
    By Bertolt Brecht
    Translated by Frank McGuinness
    Directed by Courtney O'Connor

    September 29 - October 22, 2016
    Greene Theater

    When a noblewoman abandons her son in the heat of a civil war, the child is taken by a servant girl, who sacrifices everything in order to respectfully raise the young boy as her own. When the biological mother returns, it must be decided who is the rightful mother of the boy. This fresh and powerful translation of Brecht's incendiary masterpiece explores displacement, sacrifice, and classism, and will leave viewers inspired and impassioned.