PULLMAN, Wash. – The contributions of juvenile detention, mental illness and addiction to incarceration are explored in the 2014 Frontline public television documentary, “Prison State,” which will show free to the public at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in Heald Hall G3 as part of Washington State University’s common reading program.
By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
PULLMAN, Wash. – Telling the story of flight has proven to be the adventure of a lifetime for Washington State University graduate Chris Hampel (’97). He is part of a team that visited 18 countries in all seven continents to create the documentary “Living in the Age of Airplanes.”
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
PULLMAN, Wash. – Before filmmaker Humphrey Leynse came to work at Washington State University in 1970, he made the movie of his dreams. The subject was a remote island 180 miles east of the Korean mainland in the Sea of Japan/East Sea: Ulleung-Do.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public screening of the Emmy-winning documentary, “Witness: The Legacy of Heart Mountain,” a panel discussion and reception will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Washington State University. It is in conjunction with the WSU art exhibition, “Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff.”
By Darin Watkins, Murrow College of Communication
BROWNING, Mont. – Fifty years since the worst natural disaster in Montana’s recorded history, a new, free mobile documentary allows viewers to experience and remember the Blackfeet Flood online and “in the field” at various Blackfeet Reservation-area sites.
Richland, Wash. — The documentary “Free Trade: A Closer Look at Bhopal” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at Washington State University Tri-Cities. Filmmaker Pavithra Narayanan will present and discuss the documentary in the Consolidated Information Center room 216, at 2710 University Drive, Richland. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the WSU Tri-Cities Digital Technology and Art Club. “Free Trade” looks at the infamous 1984 gas leak at the Union Carbide Corp. plant in Bhopal. The chemical incident is estimated to have killed about 20,000 people and seriously injured or disabled countless others. Narayanan is a professor at the WSU … » More …