Calendar

as of 05/20/2017

Friday May 26, 6:30-8:00
(Note: The presentation by Reedley College president Sandra Caldwell has been cancelled.)
Students for Peace Scholarship night.  In addition, Mark Alvis will do a preview of the music of the artists who will perform at the June 3 KFCF Benefit Concert.
 
Friday, June 2, 6:30-8:30
An evening of jazz with Chris Janzen and Friends
 
Saturday, June 3, 6-10 PM at Engelmann Cellars in Fresno
KFCF Benefit Concert featuring Lance Canales and the Flood, T-Sisters, and Golden Grass. Presented by Mark Alvis' Solar Powered Mobile Party.  Cost: $20 for adults, $5 for children.
 
Summer Film series begins on Friday, June 9
 
SUMMER MOVIES
 
Friday, June 9, 6:30-8:30
Immanuel's Gift
2005 rated G 80 min. Oprah Winfrey narrates this inspirational look at living with a disability in Ghana -- where the physically handicapped are outcast -- as seen through the eyes of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, who was born with a deformed right leg. While most of the nation's 2 million citizens deemed "disabled" suffer discrimination, abandonment and ridicule, Emmanuel has dedicated his life to traveling the country via bicycle to open people's minds and to transform lives.
 
Friday, June 16, 6:30-9
Michael Moore: Where To Invade Next
2015 rated R 1 hr 50 min. 
Note: This film is rated R for language and brief nudity.
With an eye toward finding solutions to the social problems plaguing America, provocative documentarian Michael Moore embarks on a European expedition to interview ordinary citizens about their nations' effective policies and practices.
 
Friday, June 23, 6:30-9
The Great Debaters
2007   rated PG-13    124 min.
At all-black Wiley College in 1935, an activist professor pushes his debate team to a level of excellence that nets them a chance to take on Harvard University -- the reigning national champs -- in this inspiring drama based on a true story. Cast: Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, more...
 
Thursday, June 29, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Cynthia Kauffman, DeAnza College.  Topic: Getting Over Capitalism (which is the title of Kauffman's book)
 
Friday, July 7, 6:30-8:30
Landfill Harmonic
2015  NR 1 hr 26 min
Fashioning musical instruments from the acres of trash around them, a group of Paraguayan youths living atop a landfill forms the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura and unexpectedly rises to world fame, as chronicled in this uplifting documentary.
 
Friday, July 14, 6:30-8:30
Life, Animated
2016 rated PG 1 hr 31 min
When once-chatty Owen Suskind stops speaking at age 3, the only stimuli he responds to are Disney films. Four years later, his dad breaks Owen's silence by talking to him as a character from one of those movies -- which suddenly opens up his world.
 
Friday, July 21, 6:30-8:30
Dancing in Jaffa
2013 NR 1hr 40 min
Confident that dance will dissolve political and cultural differences, celebrated ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine returns to his hometown of Jaffa, Israel, after years abroad and teaches 11-year-old Jewish and Palestinian Israelis to dance together.
 
Friday, July 28, 6:30-8:30
Happy
2011 NR 1hr 15min
Happy takes viewers on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real-life stories and scientific interviews, the film explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.