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 2018-2019 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 one is for you.

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

Campus Films: Spring 2019

Movies + popcorn = FUN

Popcorn bags filled up on table outside theatre.

Feb. 8-10: Crazy Rich Asians (UAC)
PG-13 – 120 minutes – Drama, Comedy  - 2018 – Directed by Jon Chu

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors.

Feb. 15-17: I Dream in Another Language (Sueno en otro idioma- Origional title) (IFS)
Unrated- 103 minutes —Drama, Romance-- 2017--Mexico, Netherlands-- Director: Ernesto Contreras

The mysterious young circumstances surrounding a decades-long feud between the last two speakers of a dying indigenous tongue are artfully intertwined with bittersweet remembrances of the past in this poetic meditation on life and lost love.

*Feb. 15: 31 Day Video Project (UAC)
starts at 7pm
Student Organizations and Leadership Center, Davies 220
THEME: REDEMPTION
Prop, Theme & Line will be given out on February 15th. These items must be used in the film and the film must be made between February 15, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Project completes at 7pm on March 17, 2019

*Feb. 16 – Rocky Horror Picture Show 11:59pm - Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center (UAC)
R – 132 minutes – Science Fiction, Comedy – 1975 – Directed by Jim Sharman

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, as their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."

Tickets for this Winter Carnival tradition are $2 for UWEC Students, $5 for General Public

March 1-3 Bohemian Rhapsody (UAC)
PG-13 – 134 minutes – Drama, Musical, Biography – 2018 – Directed by Bryan Singer

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound.

Mar. 15-17: Jafar Panahi's Taxi (IFS)
NR—82 mins—Comedy, Drama-- 2015--Iran-- Director: Jafar Panahi

Taxi is a docufiction where filmmaker Panahi pretends to be a cab driver and drives through Tehran, Iran. He picks up a diverse (and yet representative) group of passengers in a single day and films their opinions and thoughts. 

*April 4th – 31 Day Video Project Screening – 6pm
Films made for the 31 Day Video Project will be screened in Woodland Theater.

Apr. 5-7: Love, Simon (UAC)
PG-13 – 110 minutes – Drama, Literary Adaption – 2018 - Directed by Greg Berlanti

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing.

Apr. 26-28: Casablanca (UAC)
NR – 102 minutes – 1942 – Drama, Romance - Directed by Michael Curtiz

Rick Blaine, who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo. Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

May 3-5: The Eternal Road (Original Title: Ikitie) (IFS)
NR- 103 mins- Finland | Estonia | Sweden – 2017-- Director:  Antti-Jussi Annila

Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Ketola from his home. Beaten and forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to know no end, his only dream is to return to his family cost it what it may. Hope dies last.

May 10-12: Ocean’s 8 (UAC)
PG-13 – 120 minutes – Thriller, Mystery – 2018 - Directed by Gary Ross

Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting – that is how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it is going to take - a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime, Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists, their target - a necklace that is worth more than $150 million.

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