The Poynter Fellowship plays a unique role in the educational life of Yale University. Nelson Poynter (Yale, M.A. 1927) established the program to enable Yale to bring to its campus distinguished reporters, editors and others who have made important contributions to the media. more >
Poynter Fellowship in Journalism
All events are free and open to the public.
The Role of Media in the Era of Mass Incarceration
Yale Law School, room 122
127 Wall St.
Co-sponsored by the Transitions Clinic at the Yale School of Medicine, the Yale Law School Liman Public Interest Program and the Yale Undergraduate Prison Project
“Evan Michelson on The Saddest Object in the World”
Green Hall, Rm B03
1156 Chapel St.
Co-sponsored by Psi Chi
6:30pm: Taxi Tehran (Jafar Panahi, Iran 2015, 82min )
8pm: For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism (Gerald Peary, 2007, 80min) Q&A with Gerald Peary to follow
Moderated by Yale Professor Charles Musser; meet the critics at the reception that follows.
Co-sponsored by the Film and Media Studies Program, the Film Study Center, and the Whitney Humanities Center
Every day our changing climate pushes us closer to an environmental catastrophe, but for most the problem is easy to ignore. David Hallquist, a Vermont utility executive, has made it his mission to take on one of the largest contributors of this global crisis-our electric grid. But, when his son Derek tries to tell his father’s story, the film is soon derailed by a staggering family secret, one that forces Derek and David to turn their attention toward a much more personal struggle, one that can no longer be ignored.
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