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American Studies Presents: Virtual Fall Film Festival

Join the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and the American Studies (AMS) Program for our first Fall Film Festival!


Thursday, November 12th, 2020


Featuring: A Comparison between Miracle(2004) and Red Army (2014)

The film Miracle illustrate how American film portrays the role of sport in international conflict (specifically Cold War geopolitics). The film Red Army illustrates the pivotal 1980 Winter Olympics from the Russian perspective. It's highly informative and entertaining.

Discussion and Q&A after the film with our AMS Professors.

Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 7:00PM

Please register using your UTD email.

Please note a change in the viewing procedures for our final films. See below.

  • We will screen the film Miracle via a Netflix Watch Party at 2:00 PM; the link to join will be emailed 15 minutes prior to the showing.
  • Please note: an active Netflix account is required to participate. (Miracle is also available through Amazon Prime.)
  • What is a Netflix Watch Party? Read about it here:
  • At approximately 4:15 PM, we will begin the screening of Red Army, with the discussion to follow. Access will be via the Teams link provided below.

We appreciate your flexibility as we navigate these challenges. If you are unable to participate in the entire event due to schedule conflicts or technological impediments, you are welcome join as you are able!


Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 2:00pm

Virtual Event

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Campus & Community

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, Graduate Students

Interdisciplinary Studies
Contact Information
Aurora Becerra
(972) 883-2354
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