800 Aurora Street
Houston, TX 77009
All films are shown free of charge.
September 29th @ 7PM – PALME
It’s 25 years since the February night when Olof Palme was shot dead on the streets of Stockholm, changing Sweden forever overnight. Palme is the film about his life and times, and about the Sweden he helped to create. A man who changed history.
Director: Maud Nycander, Kristina Lindström
Duration: 105 min
September 15th @ 7PM – BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!
A major corporation sees its brand defiled and reacts with full force. Dole sued Fredrik Gertten for his film Bananas!*, unleashing an arsenal of strong-arm tactics, media control and PR spin. In Big Boys Gone Bananas!* we follow the events, and a clear picture emerges of just what freedom of speech is up against.
Director: Fredrik Gertten
Duration: 87 min
September 22nd @ 7PM – TPB AKF: THE PIRATE BAY AWAY FROM KEYBOARD
TPB AFK is a documentary about three computer addicts who redefined the world of media distribution with the file-sharing network The Pirate Bay. Just how did hacker Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Internet activist Peter Sunde and beer aficionado Fredrik Neij cause the White House to threaten the Swedish government with trade sanctions?
Director: Simon Klose
Duration: 81 min