In Reel Time
• The case of Emmett Till, a black teen-ager whose racially motivated killing in 1955 was a galvanizing event of the American civil rights movement, is explored in a documentary by Keith Beauchamp. His research into the Till case forced the Justice Department to reopen its files. Film, 4:00 p.m.; discussion with Beauchamp, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 10, Prosser Auditorium. Free. Ext. 7847.
President Kennedy and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara at a staff meeting about evidence of Soviet missiles in Cuba, 1962, in The Fog of War.
• The Cuban missile crisis and Vietnam War sections of Errol Morris’s Academy Award-winning documentary The Fog of War will be shown for a Leadership Center event. Its focus is Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. With a discussion by James Blight and Janet Lang, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University. 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 17, PPHAC 102. Free. Ext. 1606.
Daniel Hendler (right) is the protagonist in the Argentine film Lost Embrace. Here a salesgirl from another shop offers to model the goods in his mother’s lingerie shop.
• Moravian will host a screening of “Advice and Dissent” (a short) and El Abrazo Partido (Lost Embrace), Argentina’s entry in the 2004 Academy Awards. This double bill is part of the Allentown Jewish Community Center’s annual Jewish & Israeli Film Series. Followed by panel with Rabbi Seth Frisch; Patt McRae, assistant professor of political science, Muhlenberg College; and psychologist Bob Gordon. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 19, Prosser Auditorium, HUB. $9, $5 students. Ext. 1491 or 610 435-3571, Ext. 0 (series information).