Carolina Public Humanities, the UNC General Alumni Association, and the Chelsea Theater in Chapel Hill are pleased to announce, “Cinema School” – a new series celebrating our love of cinema. We’ll be screening classic films to present-day blockbusters and everything in between. Each screening will feature a different UNC Faculty member discussing the film’s history, impact, and more!

All Cinema Schools take place at the Chelsea Theater. Discounts available online and over the phone for UNC GAA Members. Pre-registration requested.

Chelsea Members: To receive your discount, please call our offices at 919.962.1544 with your Chelsea membership number. Click here for more information about becoming a Chelsea Member. 

To register for a Cinema School event, visit our online shopping cart or call us at 919.962.1544.

Spring 2019 Morning at the Movies

Duck Soup (1933)
Wednesday, January 9 | 10am-12:30pm
featuring Michelle Robinson, Associate Professor of American Studies

Desk Set (1957)
Wednesday, February 13 | 10am-12:30pm
featuring Sean diLeonardi, Teaching Fellow in English and Comparative Literature

La Strada (The Road) (1954)
Wednesday, March 13 | 10am-12:30pm
featuring Joanna Helms, Graduate Teaching Fellow in Musicology

In the Last Days of the City (2016)
Wednesday, April 10 | 10am-12:30pm
featuring Nadia Yaqub, Professor and Chair of Asian Studies

Arrival (2016)
Wednesday, May 8 | 10am-12:30pm
featuring Nicole Berland, Teaching Fellow in English and Comparative Literature


Spring 2019 Cinema School Special Events

One Big Home
Thursday, Janurary 17 | 7:00pm
featuring the filmmaker, Thomas Bena

An Unlikely Friendship

March 18 | 7:30pm | The Chelsea Theater *Tickets for this event are available via the Chelsea Theater’s website*