What does it say about humanity that we love a disaster movie? Critic Robert Horton on five films that take us into the abyss.
Lauri Hennessey was one of 20 women harassed—and retaliated against—by Senator Bob Packwood. She says the film’s failure shows we’re still uncomfortable talking about sexual harassment.
Do the television and movies that we consume reflect who we are? Speakers Bureau presenter Amy Peloff describes the hidden role that feminism plays in popular television and movies.
“I see philosophy as a public good, and I’m eager to reach as many people as possible.” An interview with Speakers Bureau presenter Mike VanQuickenborne.
Join Humanities Washington during the month of December for a compelling line-up of humanities-themed exhibits and events!
Many decades after the American Civil War, many of us learn about this historical event in the classroom, from books or by going to the movies.
The Humanities Washington Media Center brought technology and cutting-edge equipment to film-makers in the Northwest in the 1990s.
As part of our 40th anniversary celebration, we’re looking back at our past programs. The Scandinavian Film Festival brought rare films to Seattle – a city rich with Scandinavian heritage.
In this look back at Humanities Washington’s past, we look at the Northwest Folklife Document Film Festival of 2007-08, a mix of film, essay and discussion around the theme City Folk.
Discuss the movies of the 1930s, from Frankenstein to Gone with the Wind at the North Spokane Library this Thursday. Also catch Speaker Bureau presentations all around the state.