Campus Life brings new films for winter semester

Presented by Eastern Michigan University’s Campus Life, the following films: “The Good Dinosaur,” “Fruitvale Station,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and more will be headed to the big screen in the Student Center Auditorium and the Halle Library Auditorium for a free movie screening this semester.

As a part of its mission, EMU Campus Life has established events geared towards student engagement and success.

The Friday Night Movie Series, along with a new film series that started last semester created by Campus Life titled “Lens Wide Open” will be included in the line-up of films shown during the winter semester.

The “Lens Wide Open” series, according to an announcement by Campus Life, is intended to spark conversation on multifaceted and simultaneous existing points of view. Last semester, on Dec. 9, the film “Kill the Messenger” was the first to be shown.

The film screenings will be at 5 p.m. in the EMU Halle Library Auditorium and will be followed by a discussion. The event is open to the public and is LBC approved.

The dates and films being shown are:

1/27- Good Lie

2/3- A Better Life

2/17- Fruitvale Station

The Friday Night Movie series consists of films selected by EMU students in a popular vote during a poll conducted by Campus Life before the end of semester. The following selections for this semester include recent Golden Globe nominated films as well as Box office hits and viewer favorites.

The film screenings will be at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. in the EMU Student Center Auditorium. The event is for students only and is not approved for LBC credit.

The dates and films being shown are:

1/8- Hotel Transylvania 2

1/15- Suffragette

1/22- Goosebumps

1/29- Bridge of Spies

2/5- Hunger Games Mockingjay: Part 2

2/12- Steve Jobs

3/4- The Good Dinosaur

3/11- Creed

3/18- Spectre

4/1- Concussion

4/8- Dirty Grandpa

4/15- Star Wars: The Force Awakens

For more information regarding the films and other events by Campus Life for this semester visit

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