Worcester State University
Sociology Department


Sociology Film Festival: Spring 2011

Join Us! All films are free and open to the public!

Home of the Brave (2004)

Wednesday February 2, 2011 @ 2:30 p.m.

In S146 The Eager Auditorium

Documentary on the civil rights activist, Viola Liuzzo, who was murdered in 1965 as she campaigned for black suffrage in Selma, Alabama, and its effect on her family.

Sicko (2007)

Friday February 18, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m.

In S146 The Eager Auditorium

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories.

Including Samuel (2008)

Monday March 7, 2011 @ 11:00 a.m.

In S146 The Eager Auditorium

Photojournalist Dan Habib rarely thought about the inclusion of children with disabilities before he had his son Samuel.  Now he thinks about inclusion every day.  Habib documented his family's efforts to include Samuel in every facet of their lives, a journey that transforms each of them.

Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)

Thursday April 14, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

In S146 The Eager Auditorium

Filmmaker davis Guggenheim reminds us that eduaction "statistics" have names. He follows a handful of promising kids through a system that inhibits, rather than encourages, academic growth. 



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