DER and The Clemente Course Bring Cross-Cultural Films to Dorchester

How Should We Now Live? A cross-cultural film series in partnership from DER and The Clemente Course

DER, in partnership with The Clemente Course in the Humanities, is delighted to announce our upcoming screening and discussion series, How Should We Live?: Cross-Cultural Journeys Through Film. The Clemente Course is a national program that offers college level humanities courses to low-income adults, and the series is aimed at engaging audiences in conversations about what it means to be human.

Over the course of the 2019/2020 academic year, we will host four screenings in the Boston neighborhood of Dorchester, open to Clemente alumni, potential students and other community members. Each screening will include structured discussion, under the guidance of the project humanities scholar, Julie Legas, and guest speakers, selected for each program. We’ll kick off the series in September with a screening of Steven Feld’s J.C. Abbey about a master puppeteer in Ghana.

This program is funded in part by Mass Humanities, which receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and is an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. We’re so excited to be bringing our films to new audiences, in our own backyard.

View the complete schedule, along with details on each film that is being screened.


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