Thu, 01/17 | 4pm
Short films without dialogue for teens ages 12-16
These short films deal with a plethora of different topics, including autonomy and heteronomy ("Free-Range Eggs", which narrates the attempts of salt and pepper shakers that try to prevent a romance between two breakfast eggs), family and ingenuity ("From Dad to Son", in which a clever son manages to get his old father assistance in tilling his field), friendship and freedom ("Rising Hope"), coincidence and fate ("Annie & Boo", in which a young girl meets a living "coincidence"), and even virtual travel ("Cyber", in which a man undertakes a virtual journey thanks to the adaptability of his living room furniture).
European Book Club | 03/21, 6pm
Dietmar Dath: Abolition of Species
The era of boredom is over, there are almost no more people and the biological species have been abolished. Dietmar Dath's novel takes place 500 years in the future, after liberation, in a world in which speaking and intelligent animals, the gente, have managed the transition of evolution from natural history to shaped history.