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Intersections film series examines social, cultural identities

February 14, 2012

What happens when social and cultural identities meet? A new film series, Intersections, will explore the issues.

A total of 13 films are scheduled through May 9 at the Memorial Student Center. Each one will explore the cross-sections of gender, ethnicity, environment, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic class and other issues, followed by dialogue.

Three of the films relate to Black History Month; two were shown in early February. The remaining films are:

“Bullied,” 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, Great Hall

“Brother Outsider,” 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, Badger Room

A 4 p.m. poverty simulation followed by “Waging a Living,” 6:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4, Great Hall

“The 51st State: America’s Working Poor,” 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 5, Ballroom A

“Woven From the Land,” 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, Great Hall

“Tou and Mai,” 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, Ballroom C

“Rabbit-Proof Fence,” 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, Ballroom C

“Beginners,” 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, Ballroom C

“Fuel,” 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, Ballroom C

“Freedom,” 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, Ballroom C

“The Economics of Happiness,” 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, Ballroom A.

Admission to all films is free and the public is welcome. The series is sponsored by Ally Initiatives and various student, UW-Stout and community groups. Parking is free in UW-Stout lots after 4 p.m.

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