Schedule of Events

Please join us for our FALL film series in the Student Union Theater @ 5:00pm.

October Sky, Oct. 22

Night of the Hunter, Nov. 26

Remember the Titans, Dec. 5

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We will welcome NC-based author, Alan Gratz, to Charlotte on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Fretwell 290 B,  5-6pm, reception to follow


Alan Gratz is the New York Times bestselling author of a number of novels for young readers. His first novel, Samurai Shortstop, was named one of the ALA’s 2007 Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults. His second novel, Something Rotten, was a 2008 ALA Quick Pick for Young Adult Readers, and was followed by a sequel, Something Wicked, in October 2008. His first middle grade novel, The Brooklyn Nine, was one of the ALA’s Top Ten Sports Books for Youth and Top Ten Historical Books for Youth, and his middle grade Holocaust novel Prisoner B-3087 was one of YALSA’s 2014 Best Fiction for Young Readers and has won eight state awards. He is also the author of the YA thriller Code of Honor, a YALSA 2016 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, the middle grade historical thriller Projekt 1065, and the League of Seven trilogy. His latest books are Refugee and Ban This Book.

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Project Launch – February 8, 2018

Film Series – March 10 (Beasts of the Southern Wild) – May 12 (The Night of the Hunter)

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Our Project Launch was on February 8, 2018 in the Halton Reading Room, Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte’s main campus.

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During the Spring, our film series is planned as outlined below.

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