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Nov. 29: Film ‘He Named Me Malala’ shows at WSU
November 17, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

I-Am-Malala-BookPULLMAN, Wash. – The award-winning documentary, “He Named Me Malala,” will be screened free to the public at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Todd 116 at Washington State University as part of the common reading program.

Nov. 9: Frontline’s ‘Prison State’ follows four in system
November 4, 2015

just-mercyPULLMAN, 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.

Oct. 8: Alumnus in film about search for Noah’s ark
September 28, 2015

Will-HughesPULLMAN, Wash. – Alumnus Will Hughes and his father are featured in an adventure documentary film, “Finding Noah,” narrated by Gary Sinise, that will play in 600 theaters across the country on Thursday, Oct. 8.

WSU grad brings story of flight to theaters nationwide
August 31, 2015

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Chris-HampelPULLMAN, 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.”

April 19: Film fest, partnership based on late professor’s work
April 17, 2015

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.

Oct. 15: Emmy-winning film recounts internment camp
October 1, 2014

george-80PULLMAN, 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.”

Sept. 12: Film explores seed preservation, future of food
August 15, 2014

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

FowlerMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – The makers of a film about preserving the world’s food supply will discuss their movie after a free, public showing at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Washington State University Mount Vernon, 16650 State Route 536.

Documentary app relives deadly Blackfeet Flood
July 17, 2014

By Darin Watkins, Murrow College of Communication

Blackfeet-cemetery-80BROWNING, 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.

Feb. 10: Acclaimed gay marriage film, producer at WSU
January 23, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment

Bridegroom-Crone-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The film’s producers call it a tragic love story that inspired a movement. Critics describe it as a gripping, emotional and deeply moving documentary.