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Sex in the Cinema


Sex In The Cinema Series

What is it?
In 2002, OPHD started this film series sponsoring free screenings of popular films that have storylines relating to sex and/or gender issues. Now we select films that also include themes about race, religion, disability or veteran’s status. We pose questions to the audience before the film starts to increase awareness of bias, harassment and discrimination issues. We always make sure the audience knows where OPHD is located. Our Sex in the Cinema series received national attention in the Swank Motion Pictures Promotion News You Can Use in Spring 2006.

Why have it?
The films provide a forum for OPHD to advertise its resources to a large group of people and to explore cinematic depictions of harassment and discrimination. We select a variety of genres, including comedies, dramas, action/adventure films or documentaries. The series is an entertaining way to focus on the serious subject of discrimination.

Coming Soon: The Butler

 

Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
6 pm
Price Center Theatre
FREE!

Join us to view the remarkable story of an African American White House butler who served eight U.S. presidents over 30 years, and who was a first- hand witness to the civil rights movement. Starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and Lenny Kravitz. Trivia and prizes before the film!
Co-sponsored by OPHD and the University Centers.

 

 


What films has OPHD sponsored?

This Is The End
The Invisible War
Men In Black III
To Kill A Mockingbird
The Help
Crazy Stupid Love
Bridesmaids
For Colored Girls
Get Him to the Greek
Valentine's Day
The Hangover
Milk
Knocked Up
Notes on a Scandal
Marie Antoinette
The Sweetest Thing
Storytelling
Mona Lisa Smile
40 Days and 40 Nights
Love Actually
Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
Anchorman
Kinsey
Hitch
Top Gun
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Wedding Crashers
Team America
Osama
North Country
Brokeback Mountain
Click
My Super Ex-Girlfriend
Gracie
27 Dresses
Get Smart
The Proposal

Who are our Co-sponsors?

University Centers, Associated Students, Women’s Center, Cross Cultural Center, LGBT Resource Center, Counseling and Psychological Services(CAPS), IICAS, International Studies Program, Sexual Assault & Violence Prevention Resource Center (SARC), and Student Health Advocates

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