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Movie Mondays

Monday, March 24, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Teen Movie Night

Wednesday, March 26, 2008  
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Directions to this location: Brookline

Summary: Come watch a cool movie and hang out with your friends. BYOS (Bring Your Own Snacks). Grade 6-12. Registration is not required.

Media Arts & Literacy: Getting Sound

Sunday, March 30, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Learn to use the camera’s built-in microphone to capture sound as you want to hear it. Explore sound effects to create things entirely not of this world. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

Movie Mondays

Monday, March 31, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


And The Winner Is…..: Videodisc 148 Minutes

Tuesday, April 1, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Media Arts & Literacy: Getting Sound

Sunday, April 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Learn to use the camera’s built-in microphone to capture sound as you want to hear it. Explore sound effects to create things entirely not of this world. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

International Cinema Sunday: Inch’Allah Dimanche (France/Algeria)

Sunday, April 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: A moving portrait of an Algerian immigrant family in France. Directed by Yamina Benguigui, 98 minutes.

Movie Mondays

Monday, April 7, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Double Dose - Parody

Saturday, April 12, 2008  
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A


Media Arts & Literacy: Video Effects and Compositing

Sunday, April 13, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Learn how to have multiple videos going at once and how you can use effects to shape them in interesting ways. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

Movie Mondays

Monday, April 14, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Washington: The Warrior: Videodisc 92 Minutes

Tuesday, April 15, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Real to Reel Documentary Film Series

Thursday, April 17, 2008  
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: Need a reality check? Come see why true stories are as entertaining as fiction.

Media Arts & Literacy: Video Effects and Compositing

Sunday, April 20, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: Learn how to have multiple videos going at once and how you can use effects to shape them in interesting ways. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

Movie Mondays

Monday, April 21, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


Celebrate Oakland!: A One Book One Community Event Featuring Rick Sebak

Saturday, April 26, 2008  
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: Find out what makes Oakland so special in "Something About Oakland," a documentary by Rick Sebak. Afterwards, meet Rick Sebak and enjoy a neighborhood open house with light refreshments.

Media Arts & Literacy: Animation: Breathing Life into the Everyday

Sunday, April 27, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: It's alive! It's alive! With paper cutouts or small objects from home, we'll experiment with animation's magic. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

Movie Mondays

Monday, April 28, 2008 | Other Dates  
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Directions to this location: Hill District


The Arts:The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo: 88 Minutes Videodisc

Tuesday, April 29, 2008  
12:15 PM
Directions to this location: Downtown & Business


Media Arts & Literacy: Animation: Breathing Life into the Everyday

Sunday, May 4, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: It's alive! It's alive! With paper cutouts or small objects from home, we'll experiment with animation's magic. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

International Cinema Sunday: Shall We Dance (Japan)

Sunday, May 4, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: A middle-aged businessman's dull life takes an interesting turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class just to meet the beautiful dance instructor. Directed by Masayuki Suo, 119 minutes.

Media Arts & Literacy: Video Installation and Live-action Video

Sunday, May 11, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: With special software, you’ll learn to control video with Wii controllers and your own voice. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

Media Arts & Literacy: Video Installation and Live-action Video

Sunday, May 18, 2008 | Other Dates  
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Directions to this location: Main (Oakland)

Summary: With special software, you’ll learn to control video with Wii controllers and your own voice. Requires participation in the Intro to Cameras and Computers workshop.

International Cinema Sunday: Il Postino (Italy)

Sunday, June 1, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: Postman Mario enlists the aid of the poet Pablo Neruda to conquer the heart of the beautiful Beatrice. Nominated for five Oscars. Directed by Michael Radford, 108 minutes.

International Cinema Sunday: City of God (Brazil)

Sunday, July 6, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: A young man growing up on the streets of Rio de Janeiro’s most notorious slum wants to be a photographer. His ambition is our window into his world - and his only way out. Nominated for four Oscars.

International Cinema Sunday: Everybody’s Famous (Belgium)

Sunday, August 3, 2008 | Other Dates  
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directions to this location: Center for Museum Education - Classroom A

Summary: An ambitious father constantly pushes his daughter Marva to be a recording artist while she does everything possible to fail. When a famous pop star stops to help him, he decides to kidnap and "ransom" her for Marva’s 15 minutes of fame.