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The Righteous Among the Nations - Polish Film Festival

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The film by Michal Szczerbic, “The Righteous”, tells the story of the hiding of a Jewish orphan girl, Hania, during the holocaust by a Polish couple. Many years after the war Hania, now an adult, returns to Poland to find the family of her saviours and asks them to accept the honorific title “The Righteous Among the Nations”. 

A Love Story in Ancient Rome - Quo Vadis, Polish Film Festival

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Quo Vadis movie is based on the novel under the same title by Henryk Sienkiewicz, renown Polish writer laureate of a 1905 Nobel Prize in literature . The book had several screen adaptations in the past but Jerzy Kawalerowicz film from 2001 is the first done by a Polish director.

The Roots of the Evil-The Red Spider

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The Red Spider has been called an unconventional serial killer movie, crime thriller that succeeds in holding the attention despite ignoring the genre's rules, metaphysical or psychological thriller. Even its director Marcin Koszalka called it “neither a thriller nor a crime movie”.

Do You Like European Cinema?

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Do you like  European cinema? Do you like biographical films, films about painters? Are you interested in primitivism, art naïve? Do you like stories of people’s lives?

How to live in a flow - May 4th, Wolf Performance Hall

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Join us for the event Consciousness Becomes You on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall of Central Library.

Noon Meditation is coming back to Central Library – MAY 2

Join us every Tuesday at 12:00 pm in the 2nd floor meeting room for a Noon Meditation starting Tuesday, May 2, 2017..

Health and Longevity - What Each of Us Wants

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The new book by Elizabeth Blackburn – a Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine in 2009- and Elissa Epel a health psychologist The Telomere Effect offers new research on longevity to the general public

Can We All Get Along?

Join us for the 2017 series Psychology – the Science of Being Human. This year we are presenting three talks under the overall title Can We All Get Along. For the first three Thursdays of April faculty of Western’s Psychology Department will help to answer this question.