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October 2019

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October
October 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
CNU, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

UJCVP, in collaboration with Christopher Newport University’s Reiff Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, will be featuring the full-length documentary: Undeterred – the Story of Life on the US/Mexico border in Southern Arizona The documentary screening, and accompanying discussion with residents of Arivaca, Arizona, including the associate producer, will be hosted on the CNU campus, at the Freeman Center Monday, October 7th 2019 at 6:30 PM. This screening is open to the public More details and a preview of…

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November 2019

10
November
November 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm EST
CNU, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

“The Good Nazi” A New Television Documentary at CNU Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 7 pm in Gaines Theater The event commemorates “Kristallnacht,“ (German for: “the night of broken glass” ) when across Germany on November 9-10, 1938, Jews and Jewish institutions were attacked and many destroyed by Nazi sympathizers. It is seen by some as the beginning of the systematic violence of the Holocaust that followed. The film chronicles the search for evidence of a little-known rescue attempt of…

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February 2020

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February
February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
CNU, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

A Geophysics, Archaeology and History Evening with Paul Bauman, Senior Geophysicist Tuesday, February 18th, 7:30pm McMurran Hall 114 Paul Bauman has been featured in hundreds of media outlets and is one of the leaders in geophysics and its use to help solve archaeological and history questions in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America. He will be working with CNU students this coming summer at the Great Synagogue of Vilna, Lithuania and will explain how he found…

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March 2020

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March
March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
CNU, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States

American Jewish Women Film Directors: The Gamechangers in Hollywood Tuesday, March 10th, 7pm Trible Library Theater  Although Jewish women have always been part of the American film industry as actresses and screenwriters, their entry into the ranks of directors was belated.  Changes in the studio system and shifts in public attitudes towards ethnicity and women’s rights in the 1960s paved the way for the emergence of significant Jewish women directors like Joan Micklin-Silver, Claudia Weill, and Barbra Streisand who brought…

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