Film Series

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

All films are screened in Page Hall Auditorium, UAlbany Downtown Campus, 135 Western Avenue.


ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN
Friday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. [note early start time]

Film screening and discussion with Harry Rosenfeld, Albany Times Union editor-at-large, and former Metro Editor at The Washington Post in charge of the daily coverage of the Watergate expose

In this classic political thriller based on true events, The Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon’s resignation. The film received four Oscars, including Best Screenplay, and was nominated for Best Picture and Best Director.

BRINGING OUT THE DEAD
Friday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. [note early start time]

Film screening with commentary by former paramedic Joe Connelly, on whose novel the film is based, and members of UAlbany’s Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance Service

Based on the bestselling autobiographical novel of the same name by Joe Connelly, BRINGING OUT THE DEAD follows a burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic working the graveyard shift at the height of the crack epidemic in the early 1990s as he is haunted by the ghosts of the people he couldn’t save. Student volunteers of UAlbany’s award-winning Five Quad Ambulance Service will join Connelly immediately following the screening in a conversation about the rewards and perils of serving on an ambulance corps.