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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.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, UAC has canceled and is suspending in-person events for the foreseeable future. Check out our social media pages for updates regarding online events!


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.

Woodland Theatre Hours
  1. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  1. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  2. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  1. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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: Spring 2020

Movies + popcorn = FUN

Popcorn bags filled up on table outside theatre.

February 7-9: Knives Out
When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey dies just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc arrives at his estate to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely death.

2019 | PG-13 | 2h 10min | Comedy, Crime, Drama 
Directed by Rian Johnson 

February 14-16: The Princess Bride
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies, and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

1987 | PG | 1h 38min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Directed by Rob Reiner

February 21-23: Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
An epic tale in which an intrepid archaeologist tries to beat a band of Nazis to a unique religious relic which is central to their plans for world domination. Battling against a snake phobia and a vengeful ex-girlfriend, Indiana Jones is in constant peril, making hair's-breadth escapes at every turn in this celebration of the innocent adventure movies of an earlier era.

1981 | PG | 1h 55min | Action, Adventure
Directed by Steven Spielberg  

March 2: 31 Day Video Project Starts
Theme: Survival
Monday, March 2 - Thursday, April 2, 2020
Registration starts at Davies 220 at 7pm. Films must be turned in at 7pm on Thursday, April 2 to Youtube. 


March 6-8: Apollo 11
Never-before-seen footage and audio recordings take you straight into the heart of NASA's most celebrated mission as astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins embark on a historic trip to the moon.

2019 | G | 1h 33min | Documentary, History
Directed by Todd Douglas Miller

March 13-15: The Farewell
A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies

2019 | PG | 1h 40min | Comedy, Drama
Directed by Lulu Wang

Thursday, April 16: Screening of 31 Day Video Project | 6:00 pm | Woodland Theater

April 17-19: Catch Me If You Can
A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.

2002 | PG-13 | 2h 21min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Directed by Steven Spielberg

April 24-26: Jazz by Ken Burns
A survey of the musical form's history and major talents.

2001 | 1h 54min | Documentary, History, Music
Directed by Ken Burns

May 1-3: Dunkirk
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

2017 | PG-13 | 1h 46min | Action, Drama, History
Directed by Christopher Nolan

May 8-10: The Big Lebowski
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

1998 | R | 1h 57min | Comedy, Crime, Sport
Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

May 15-17: The Sound of Music
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real-life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children and brings a new love of life and music into the home.

1965 | G | 2h 52min | Biography, Drama, Family
Directed by Robert Wise 

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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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