Cultural Film & Lecture Series

Media Matters

This Year's Films:

Fall 2019

Veronica Guerin, October 6-7

While the City Sleeps, October 27-28

Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country, November 3-4

Man of Marble, November 10-11

Talk Radio, November 17-18

All the President's Men, Noveber 24-25

Day for Night, December 1-2

Spring 2020

Quiz Show, January 26-27

Network, February 2-3

Dear White People, February 16-17

Good Night and Good Luck, February 23-24

The Post, March 15-16

8 1/2, March 22-23

Ace in the Hole, March 29-30

Laurel and Hardy vs. Abbott and Costello, April 5-6

Film details, synopses, and speakers can be found at the 2019-2020 Film Series Page or you may download our brouchure:

Films are screened in the Cinema of the Connelly Center on Villanova’s campus on:

  • Sundays at 3:30pm and 7:00pm
  • Mondays at 7:00pm

Audience members are encouraged to buy dinner at the Connelly Center before the screening.  Food and drink are permitted in The Connelly Cinema during the screening of the film.   Villanova's new restaurant, The Refectory, at the corner of Lancaster & Ithan, is also open for dinner on Sundays and Mondays.   Reservations are recommended.    

The Cultural Film Series speakers, who introduce the film and lead a discussion after the screening, are only present for the Monday evening screeings.   All speakers and bios are listed in the brochure.

All screenings are free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. John O’Leary at, or by calling (610) 519-4454.

Cultural Film Series Committee

John O'Leary, Director
Carol McKiernan, Assistant Director 
J.J. Brown, Treasurer
Tony Alfano, Director, Connelly Center


Dan Jefferson
Dr. Joan D. Lynch
Susan Marcosson
John Paul Spiro
Rev. John P. Stack
, O.S.A.
Elana Rose Starr

Student Advisors

Anne Vincent
Justin Bullock


John O'Leary