SCHEDULE: July 11: Exploring Consciousness "Her" HER imagines a world in the not-so-distant future where technology and AI attempt to supply more and more of our human needs.
July 18: Exploring Doubt "Doubt" DOUBT asks us to grapple with the play between doubt and certainty, especially when guilt or innocence is involved ~ exploring assumptions and prejudices.
July 25: Exploring Ideology "Sound of My Voice" SOUND OF MY VOICE is the story of two documentary filmmakers who attempt to expose a cult led by a charismatic leader who claims to be from the future.
August 1: Exploring Relationships "500 Days of Summer" 500 DAYS OF SUMMER chronicles the stages of a romantic relationship ~ moving from idealization and romantic fantasy to growth ~ ultimately.
August 8: Exploring Trauma "Lars & the Real Girl" LARS & THE REAL GIRL follows a socially awkward young man who develops a romantic yet platonic relationship with an anatomically-correct sex doll.
August 15: Exploring Happiness "Hector & the Search for Happiness" HECTOR & THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS is the story of a psychiatrist who goes around the world to try to find out what makes people happy.