Films

Campus Films: An entertainment tradition

Each semester, we present a film nearly every weekend in the comfy Woodland theater of Davies Student Center. Each slate of titles offers a wide variety of quality films, both classics and recent award-winners, so students and community members can all find something they will enjoy.

We offer some of the world's best movies at no cost — just show your Blugold Card or Campus Film Pass membership at the door. Whenever possible, films will screen in Woodland Theater, Davies Center 328.

Showtimes

Start times (open hours) are accurate but close times will vary depending on the movie's runtime so estimated close times are listed. There is free admission with Blugold Card or Campus Film Pass as well.

Campus Film Pass
Community members interested in attending campus film screenings may buy a Campus Film Pass at the Services Center in Davies Center. Campus Film Passes are good for the full 2019-2020 Academic Year.

$10 Individual Yearly Pass
$20 Family Yearly Pass (Family= any amount of people over 1)
$ 5 Single Film Screening- Want to see just one film all year? This pass is for you.

Students — help plan and promote the campus film program by joining the UAC Film Committee.

Campus Films: Fall 2019

Movies + popcorn = FUN

Popcorn bags filled up on table outside theatre.

September 6-8: A Star is Born
Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

September 13-15: Persepolis
Based on Satrapi's graphic novel about her life in pre and post-revolutionary Iran and then in Europe. The film traces Satrapi's growth from child to rebellious, punk-loving teenager in Iran. In the background are the growing tensions of the political climate in Iran in the 70s and 80s, with members of her liberal-leaning family detained and then executed, and the background of the disastrous Iran/Iraq war.

September 20-22: Captain Marvel 
Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as U.S. Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury, Captain Marvel tries to uncover the secrets of her past while harnessing her special superpowers to end the war with the evil Skrulls.

September 27-29: The Hate U Give
Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds -- the poor, mostly black neighborhood where she lives and the wealthy, mostly white prep school that she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is soon shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer. Facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and decide to stand up for what's right.

October 4-6: Rocketman
An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years.

October 18-20: Hocus Pocus 
After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max explores an abandoned house with his sister and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

October 25-27: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.

November 1-3: On the Basis of Sex
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.

November 1: 7 Day Video Project (Special 15th Anniversary *extended* 48 Hour Video Project) Starts
Theme: Monsters
Friday, November 1- Friday, November 8
Registration starts at Davies 220 at 7pm. Films must be turned in at 7pm on Friday, November 8 to Youtube. 

November 15-17: Green Book
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Saturday, November 23: Screening of 7 Day Video Project | 1pm | Woodland Theater

December 6-8: Rare Exports- A Christmas Story
A young boy named Pietari and his friend Juuso think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus. However, this a monstrous, evil Santa, unlike the cheery St. Nick of legend. When Pietari's father captures a feral old man in his wolf trap, they find that the man may hold the key to why reindeer are being slaughtered and children are disappearing.

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For nearly 60 years the UW-Eau Claire International Film Society has represented a wide variety of countries that bring about a better understanding of other peoples and cultures, and instill a lifelong appreciation for the art of film.

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