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: Fall 2018

Movies + popcorn = FUN

Popcorn bags filled up on table outside theatre.
Sept. 7-9: The Greatest Showman (UAC)

PG – 105 mins –Biography, Drama, Music- 2017- Directed by Michael Gracey
Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Sept. 14-16: A Fantastic Woman (Original Title: Una Mujer Fantástica) (IFS)

R - 80min- Drama- 2017- (Chile, Germany, Spain, United States) Directed by Sebastián Lelio

Spanish with English Subtitles

Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

Sept. 21-23: Black Panther (UAC)

PG-13- 96 min-Fantasy/Science Fiction - 2018- Directed by Ryan Coogler

After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king, and as Black Panther, is tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.

Sept. 28-30: The Zookeepers Wife (UAC)

PG-13- 127min- Biography, Drama, History- 2017- Directed by Niki Caro

The time is 1939 and the place is Poland, homeland of Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski. The Warsaw Zoo flourishes under Jan's stewardship and Antonina's care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. The Zabinskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put into action plans to save the lives of hundreds from what has become the Warsaw Ghetto.

*Oct. 9-13: The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center’s “Eau Queer Film Festival”

with sponsored films by the University Activities Commission and International Film Society.

*Oct. 12: 48 Hour Video Project
starts at 7pm
Student Organizations and Leadership Center, Davies 220
THEME: Obsession
Prop, Theme & Line will be given out on October 12. These items must be used in the film and the film must be made between October 12-14, 2018

Project completes at 7pm on October 14

Oct 19-21: Legally Blonde (UAC)

PG-13- 96min- Comedy, Romance -2001 - Directed by Robert Luketic
Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.

*October 25: 48 Hour Video Project Screening 6pm  
Woodland Theater
Oct. 26-28: What we Do in the Shadows (IFS)

R- 86min- Comedy, Horror- 2014- Directed by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi

Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

Nov. 2-4: Avengers Infinity War (UAC)

PG-13- 149 mins- Action, Adventure, Fantasy- 2018- Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Nov. 9-11: The Square (IFS)

R – 151min- Comedy, Drama- 2017- (Sweden) Directed by Ruben Östlund
A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

November 16-18: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (UAC)

PG-13- 94min- Drama, History- 2008- Mark Herman

During World War II, 8-year-old Bruno and his family leave Berlin to take up residence near the concentration camp where his father has just become commandant. Unhappy and lonely, he wanders out behind his house one day and finds, a Jewish boy of his age. Though the barbed-wire fence of the camp separates them, the boys begin a forbidden friendship, oblivious to the real nature of their surroundings.

November 30-Dec. 2: I, Tonya (UAC)

R- 121min- Drama, Sport -2017- Directed by Craig Gillespie

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world comes crashing down when her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan, a fellow Olympic hopeful, in a poorly conceived attack that forces the young woman to withdraw from the national championship. Harding's life and legacy instantly become tarnished as she's forever associated with one of the most infamous scandals in sports history.

Dec. 7-9: Ready Player One (UAC)

PG- 132min- Action, Adventure, Sci Fi- Directed by Steven Spielberg

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

*special film projects/partnerships

International Folk Fair

International Film Society

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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