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Nickelodeon Theater

210 Lincoln Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
831-426-7511

April 2012

Rabindranath Tagore 150th Anniversary with Aparna Sen

April 22, 2012 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Nickelodeon Theater, 210 Lincoln Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Aparna Sen starred at age 16 in Samapti, directed by Satyajit Ray, in 1961. Based on a story by the Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore, it was her very first film. Since then Sen has achieved critical acclaim, both nationally and internationally, as an actress and a feminist filmmaker. On April 21 (Media Theater, UCSC, 5 PM) Ms. Sen will appear on stage after the screening of Samapti, an hour- long film. She will speak on Tagore’s great cultural and literary…

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January 2014

An Evening with the UCSC Dickens Project

January 30, 2014 @ 6:50 pm - 9:00 pm
Nickelodeon Theater, 210 Lincoln Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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The Nickelodeon Theatre will host "An Evening with the UCSC Dickens Project" on Thursday January 30 in conjunction with the screening of "The Invisible Woman" film, showing at 6:50 pm. The film, which stars Ralph Fiennes as Charles Dickens, is based on the Claire Tomalin book of the same title, delves into the closely-held secret of Dickens's love affair with the much-younger actress, Ellen Ternan. During this period, Dickens was also involved in a harrowing railway accident, and nearly lost…

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February 2015

Public Film Screening: “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power”

February 23, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nickelodeon Theater, 210 Lincoln Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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$10.50

Public Film Screenings: “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” (77 min. Documentary by Director Freida Mock) Nickelodeon Theater Sunday, Feb 22 @ 11am Monday, Feb 23 @ 7pm Tickets: www.thenick.com An entire country watched transfixed as a poised, beautiful African-American woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men and with a clear, unwavering voice recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. That October…

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February 2016

Branwen Okpako: "The Education of Auma Obama"

February 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nickelodeon Theater, 210 Lincoln Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Branwen Okpako: “The Education of Auma Obama” from IHR on Vimeo. UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies and Living Writers Series presents: Leading Feminist Nigerian Filmmaker Branwen Okpako Film Screening & Q&A with Director: The Education of Auma Obama Wednesday, Feb 10 @ 7:30pm Nickelodeon Theatre, Santa Cruz Living Writers Talk Thursday, Feb 11 @ 6:00-7:45pm Humanities Lecture Hall, 206 Both events are Free and open to the public Branwen Okpako was born in Lagos/Nigeria. She…

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