Past Movie Screenings
23 April 2015 - 17:30
The 2015 Movies at Macquarie series will launch with a showing of The Dish. This film celebrates the advent of the space era and the exciting role Australia played in bringing the first moon landing to audiences around the world.
After The Dish, we will focus on the future-shaping priority Secure Planet with an insightful panel discussion led by Dr Lee Spitler.
Life of a King
04 June 2015 - 17:30
What is wisdom and how do you do it? Lessons from Eugene Brown, Life of a King.
Professor David Rooney joined the Faculty of Business and Economics at Macquarie University last year. He is one of a new breed of business researchers investigating what wisdom is and how to be wise.
13 August 2015 - 17:30
In a small New Zealand coastal village, Maori claim descent from Paikea, the Whale Rider. In every generation for more than 1000 years, a male heir born to the Chief succeeds to the title.
22 October 2015 - 17:30
Based on Dr Lisa Genova’s 2007 novel of the same name, Still Alice tells the story of Dr Alice Howland, a linguistics professor who at age 50 is diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. The film charts the early signs of her cognitive difficulties, her diagnosis, and the consequences for Alice and her family.