Events

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  • My Brooklyn to Air on PBS We’re pleased to pass along the news that MY BROOKLYN (recently screened as part of the MIT Urban Planning Film Series) will be featured in a special national PBS Broadcast on TV on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. The screening is part of the PBS series America ReFramed, curated by the American Documentary team (the ...
  • Gaining Ground at MIT: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 There will be a free screening of GAINING GROUND: BUILDING COMMUNITY ON DUDLEY STREET at MIT on Wednesday December 11th, 6:30pm, MIT AVT/Long Lounge, Room 7-341, 77 Massachusetts Ave. Food provided, Q&A to follow. The film — a one-hour follow-up to the award-winning documentary Holding Ground (1996) — shows how one diverse Boston ...
  • Just Added: Shift Change (2013) Thanks to some great students at New Economy@MIT and our awesome partners at MIT Rotch Library, we’ve been able to fill a gap in our fall schedule with one more film: Thur 11/7: SHIFT CHANGE: PUTTING DEMOCRACY TO WORK (2013) With the long decline in US manufacturing and today’s economic crisis, ...
  • MIT Urban Film Series: Fall 2013 Happy Labor Day, and welcome back to the new school year. We’ve finalized the line-up for our Fall 2013 MIT Urban Planning Film Series, listed below. As always, we’ve included some classics—including a 50th anniversary showing of Francesco Rosi’s HANDS OVER THE CITY to start us off—as well as some great new stuff, ...
  • Bidder 70 at MIT Just in time for Earth Day, Fossil Free MIT is sponsoring a free screening of BIDDER 70. On December 19, 2008 Tim DeChristopher disrupted a highly disputed Utah BLM Oil and Gas lease auction, effectively safeguarding thousands of acres of pristine Utah land that were slated for oil and gas leases. Not content ...
  • Update: More listings added to Spring Film Series Update: we’ve posted a few more films and added details to the Spring 2013 Film Series calendar, including a very special treat: last year’s new urban classic, DETROPIA, on March 13. See below for more.
  • MIT Urban Film Series: Spring 2013 It’s February, Groundhog Day is behind us, New England in hunkering down for a REALLY BIG STORM, and here at UrbanFilm we’re putting the finishing touches on our MIT Spring 2013 Urban Planning Film Series. This semester, we’re pleased to be able to feature a couple fiction titles, in addition to our usual lineup ...
  • MIT IAP 2013 Series: Really Long Films Every January, MIT suspends regular classes and hold the “Independent Activity Period,” or IAP. In recognition of this season, our ongoing Urban Planning Film Series continues with a twist: since there are no classes, problem sets, or other distractions to contend with, all month long the series will feature some of the great long (or ...
  • MIT Urban Film Series: Fall 2012 Now that the students are back at MIT, we’ve started up our Fall 2012 Urban Planning Film Series. Most of the films in this semester’s lineup came out in the past few years, but we’ll be ending with a classic that never goes out of style. Special thanks to our wonderful MIT Rotch Library for ...

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