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Make plans to join us on three Saturdays in February for the seventh annual Leonard A. Oakland Film Festival. All showings are free of charge. This year’s 7 p.m. features will showcase the short film work of Whitworth’s alumni, a documentary on forgiveness, and an international film. The late-night offerings will be two popular films from the late 1980s and early ‘90s.

Schedule | Feb. 7, Feb. 21, March 7

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015
7 p.m., Robinson Teaching Theatre
Film No. 1: Calvary (2014)
After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

10 p.m., R.T.T.
Late-Night Film No. 1: Unforgiven (1982)
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job with the help of his old partner and a young man.

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015
7 p.m., Robinson Teaching Theatre
Film No. 2: Forgiveness: A Time to Love & A Time to Hate (2011)
The absence of a late-night film allows for a full Q&A session with Helen Whitney following the conclusion of her documentary.
The first 90 minutes of a four-hour series developed for PBS, Helen Whitney’s documentary provides an intimate look into the spontaneous outpouring of forgiveness.

Saturday, March 7, 2015
7 p.m., Robinson Teaching Theatre
Film No. 3: Short films from a host of Whitworth alumni
In celebration of Whitworth’s 125th anniversary, we will be showcasing the short film work of our alumni.

10 p.m., R.T.T.
Late-Night Film No. 2: The Princess Bride (1987)
A classic fairy tale  (read by a kindly grandfather ) with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing.


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