Documentary Film Night: City of Gold
7pm Monday August 21, 2017
Synopsis: City of Gold chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Gold's deep and complex relationship with the food and culture of his city, Los Angeles.
Thai Startups and the Thai Tech Scene
7pm, 24 August, 2017
Asia is a hub for the startup ecosystem with new ideas, investments, venture capital and trends making waves in global technology.
Documentary Film Night: Most Likely to Succeed
7pm Monday August 28, 2017
Synopsis: The current educational system in the United States was developed a century ago during the rise of the industrial age and as once the envy of the world. However, the world economy has since transformed profoundly, but the US education system has not. Schools are attempting to teach and test skills, when mastered, that still leave graduates woefully unprepared for the 21st Century...
The Rainbow over the River Kwai
7 pm, Tuesday 29 August, 2017
During W W II the Japanese Imperial Army planned to construct a railway between Thailand and Burma to supply weapons and materials for the invasion of India, as a part of "the Imphal Operation." The British soundly defeated the Japanese at Imhal in 1944. www.historylearningsite.co.
Documentary Film Night: Frankenstein Complex
Monday, September 4th, 2017
Synopsis: From King Kong to Avatar, from Star Wars to The Lord of the Rings, movie creatures have never been more popular as they are today. Yet the art of creating monsters for the big screen is as old as cinema itself.
The anecdotes come thick and fast in this likeable documentary about the artists who craft nightmare fuel for a living.
Doc night and Meet the directors: Salam Neighbor
Monday, September 11, 2017
Synopsis: Two Americans deliberately head to the edge of war, just seven miles from the Syrian border, to live among 80,000 uprooted refugees in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp. As the first filmmakers allowed by the United Nations to register and set-up a tent inside a refugee camp, Zach and Chris plunge into the heart of the world's most pressing humanitarian crisis.
Documentary Film Night: Code Girl
7pm, Monday, September 18, 2017
Synopsis: By 2017, the app market will be valued at $77 Billion. Over 80% of these developers are male. The Technovation Challenge aims to change that by empowering girls worldwide to develop apps for an international competition. From rural Moldova to urban Brazil to suburban Massachusetts, CODEGIRL follows teams who dream of holding their own in the world's fastest-growing industry.
Documentary Film Night: Racing Extinction
7pm, September 25, 2017
Synopsis: In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially resulting in the loss of half of all species.
Documentary Film Night: The Circle
7pm, Monday October 02, 2017
Synopsis: Zurich, 1956. The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star Robi Rapp and finds himself torn between his bourgeois existence and his commitment to homosexuality.