Upcoming Events

Script to Screen presents: 30th Anniversary of Footloose

Thursday, April 24th at 7PM

A city teenager, Kevin Bacon, moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Please join us in celebrating this classic film with a post-screening Q&A with screenwriter/songwriter Dean Pitchford. He received two Oscar nominations for Best original song Footloose (written with Kenny Loggins) and Lets Hear it for the Boy (written with Tom Snow).  Dean Pitchford won an Oscar for Best Original Song Fame.

Dress up in your most righteous 80's clothing for a chance to win a prize!

Tickets - Community - $10, Students - $5

Nuclear Japan: Japanese Cinema before and after Fukushima

The  "Nuclear Japan" series will screen three recent Japanese films made before and after Fukushima. With the growth of digital technologies for media coverage, people are now more accessible to a torrent of spectacular images captured on the sites of destruction.

Indvidual Tickets: Community - $10, Students - $5

Ashes to Honey

Guest: Ann-elise Lewallen (UCSB, East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies)
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

Winter in the Blood

Thursday, May 1st at 730PM

Based on the novel by James Welch, the film has a travelogue-type format about a man in the Montana Hi-Line area around the Canadian border on his own odyssey.

We are honored to have a post screening Q&A with Directors Alex Smith and Andrew J. Smith.

Tickets - Community - $10, Students - $5

ConFronting Climate Change: A Political REality Check

Tuesday, May 6th - 5PM

Pollock Theater, UCSB

Please join NextGen Climate Founder and President Tom Steyer for a discussion about the urgency and complexity of mitigating climate change. As a national leader in this space, Steyer will address the intersection of technology and renewable energy policy and politics in effecting change on this critical issue.

Free Admission

Reservation required to guarantee seat

Brave Miss world

Thursday, May 15th - 7PM

Miss Israel Linor Abargil was abducted, stabbed, and raped in Milan, Italy, at age 18. She had to represent her country in the Miss World competition only six weeks later. When to her shock she was crowned the winner, she vowed to do something about to combat one of the worlds most underreported and traumatic crimes. The film follows her from the rape, to her crowning and through her crusade to fight for justice and break the silence.

Post-screening Q&A with director Cecilia Peck.

Free Admission

Reservation required to guarantee seat

Endless Summer- 50th Anniversary

Wednesday, May 21st at 7PM

Released in 1964, The Endless Summer was Bruce Brown’s most successful surf film, playing to sold-out theaters in the United States. Audiences were so encouraging that Brown became convinced that this was a movie that even non-surfers could enjoy.

Tickets- Community - $10, Students - $5


2014 GreenScreen Student Film Premiere

Thursday, June 12th - 7PM

Join us for the premiere screening of the 2014 GreenScreen Student environmental films. An exhibition of five student films that will cultivate your eco-conciousness. Sponsored by the Carsey-Wolf Center's Environmental Media Initiative, Department of Film and Media Studies, and UCSB Associated Students Coastal Fund.

Tickets will be released on Tuesday, May 27th