May 7, 2018

Exhibit A

Maroon Staff / The Chicago Maroon

Thursday [5/10] 

Cinema 53: Quartier Lointains: Emerging Afro-French filmmakers 

7 p.m., Harper Theater, free 

The event consists of four short film screenings followed by a conversation with curator Claire Diao and filmmaker Josza Anjembe. The films and discussion will address self-image creation and its relationship to fractured family histories. 

Springfest: Performance Night 

7 p.m., Logan Center, free 

Another night of FOTA’s weeklong Springfest, the event features an array of student performances, from vocals to guitar to dance to Blue Maroon.  


Friday [5/11] 

Eighth Grade: Screening and Q&A with Bo Burnham 

5 p.m., Doc Films, $5 

Doc Films is showing an advanced screening of Eighth Grade, a film about contemporary adolescence centered around a 13-year-old girl named Kayla. Following the screening, there will be a Q&A with its director, Bo Burnham, who has previously acted and released a number of stand-up comedy specials and albums. 


Saturday [5/12] 

UBallet Presents: *Don Quixote* 

7 p.m., Mandel Hall, $5 advance/$7 at the door for students, $10 advanced/$12 at the door general 

UBallet’s spring show, Don Quixote, with feature a ballet performance accompanied by lively music. There will also be a Sunday performance at 2 p.m.