Community Screenings

2017

January 2017

January 23rd— Tomah, Wisconsin.  Tomah School District Screening for all Professional Staff at HoChunk Cinema, Private Showing.

February 2017

February 7th— Ithaca, New York.  “How Can We Make Our Schools More Inclusive?”  Family and Children’s Service of Ithaca, Tompkins County Public Library, BOCES and Ithaca School District sponsor REJECT screening and workshop professional event from 8:30AM-4PM.  6CEU credits. Register through mylearningplan.com or call Linda Bryan at 607-273-7494.

March 2017

March 15th— Brighton, England. University of Brighton, School of Applied Sciences. 

April 2017

April 3rd— Ithaca, New York.  “How Can We Make Our Schools More Inclusive?” TST BOCES presents this professional workshop “back by demand” event led by Ithaca City School District social worker Celia Clement from 8:30AM-4PM.  Additional information to be announced.

April 4th —Brevard, North Carolina.  Brevard College and Davison River High School co-host a community screening event. Details to be announced soon.

June 2017

June 6th —Tulsa, Oklahoma.  The 4th annual “Fit 2 Learn” Summit, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences.  A private event for classroom and physical education teachers, child nutrition personnel, child health advocates, and anyone interested in creating healthier school environments.

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JANUARY 2016

January 21st— Milwaukee, Wisconsin — 95th Wisconsin State Education Convention for Superintendents and School Leadership.  Registration information —> 2016 Joint State Education Convention.  Film Screening: Session 8:45AM-10:30AM. Follow Up Session 10:45AM: Social Ostracism with Dr. Kip Williams, Professor of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University.  This event made possible with with the support of Performance Services Inc.

MARCH 2016

March 21st —Angola, Indiana.  Steuben Community Center, Dale Hughes Auditorium 6:00-8:30.  Panel discussion to follow.  Sponsored by Purdue University Extension, Steuben County. NEWS COVERAGE  from KPCNews.com

March 30th— Beverly Hills, Michigan.  The Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills School Districts will co-host a community screening of REJECT at Groves High School, Groves Auditorium. 20500 West 13 Mile Road. 6:30 PM.  Panel Discussion to Follow.  NEWS COVERAGE  from Hometownlife.com, part of the USA Today Network

APRIL 2016

April 17th —New York, New York.  St. Barts Church, Park Avenue.  Episcopal Peace Fellowship.  Free event, please register at Eventbrite http://bit.ly/2cZl6eK

MAY 2016

May 5th— Ithaca, New York.  120 East Green street.  6:45 PM screening (doors open at 6:30) followed by panel discussion.  Sponsored by Family and Children’s Service of Ithaca for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.   Tickets and info here:  Cinemapolis Theater

May 7th— Ithaca, New York.  120 East Green Street 4:30 PM encore screening. Sponsored by Family and Children’s Service of IthacaTickets and info here:  Cinemapolis Theater

JUNE 2016

Week of June 6th— Ithaca, New York.  Private Screening Series, Ithaca High School.

AUGUST 2016

August 24th — Tulsa, Oklahoma.  The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. Co-hosted by the Medical School and OSU Center for Family Resilience

August 30thLa Crosse, Wisconsin. Rebuilding for Learning Summit VI—”Continuing Our Journey as a Compassionate and Responsive Community.” Director and ostracism/social rejection expert Kipling D. Williams presenting.   An event co-sponsored by community, civic and and educational organizations including La Crosse Schools, Gunderson Health, and the La Crosse Education Foundation.

September 2016

September 8th— Jefferson City, Tennessee: Carson-Newman University.  Great Idea Lecture: Justice. Amanda W. Harrist discusses her research on children and social exclusion + REJECT screening.

September 20th— Columbus (Indianapolis area), Indiana.  Indiana Youth Institute and community partners co-host free REJECT screening, lunch and discussion at YES Cinema and Conference Center, part of the Institute’s “Youth Worker Cafe” series.  NEWS COVERAGE

October 2016

October 20th— Angola, Indiana.  Youth Worker Cafe and Purdue University Extension Steuben County host a free REJECT screening with panel discussion from 5:30PM-7:30PM. Cahoots Coffee Cafe, 218 Maumee Street.  NEWS COVERAGE

November 2016

November 3—La Crosse, Wisconsin.  Free Professional 1-5PM Workshop for Educators, Counselors, and other Youth Workers.  Presented by Gundersen Medical Foundation, Coulee Region Compassion Alliance/Together Against Bulling 2016, Gundersen Department of Pediatrics and Behavioral Health.  Space is limited.  RSVP to kmedward@gundersenhealth.org by October 25th.

November 3—La Crosse, Wisconsin. Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street. Screening 6:30-8:00.  Presentation with ostracism expert Kipling Williams 8:00-8:30. Free and Open to the Public. Co-hosts: Coulee Region Compassion Alliance/Together Against Bulling 2016, Gundersen Medical Foundation,  Gundersen Department of Pediatrics and Behavioral Health.  NEWS COVERAGE

November 3—Arlington, Texas.  University of Texas.  Department of Psychology, Private viewing.

November 18— York, Maine.  York Public Library Community Room. 6:30-8:00PM REJECT screening, discussion 8:00-9:00PM.  Free and Open to the Public. Host: Connecting the Pieces—Together We Can!  Panel guests include: pediatric neurologist Dr. Margaret Bauman, neuro-psychologist Dr. Laura Slap-Shelton, child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Joshua Gear, developmental pediatrician Dr. Carol Hubbard, social worker and founder of International Bullying Prevention Association Stan Davis and school resource officers, Jamie Rooney and Nick Piskopanis.

 

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2015

JANUARY 2015

January 26, 2015 — Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School, New York City.
(Professional Development Day, for Staff)
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FEBRUARY 2015

February 2, 2015 — Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
With Director and ostracism expert Dr. Kipling Williams.
Click here to register.

February 5, 2015 — The School of Human Ecology’s Center for Children and Families presents the Annual Bruce Everist Lecture Series, Louisiana Tech University.  Raising public consciousness about social rejection in its many forms – A screening of REJECT: A documentary film and panel discussion.  6pm-8pm  Lincoln Parish Library Events CenterRuston, LA

February 17, 2015 —  Purdue University Extension presents “All In: Building a Positive Community” featuring “Reject” documentary.  Doors open at 6pm, program from 6:30-8:30 at Ritz Theater, 116 S. Van Rensselaer Street, Rensselaer, Indiana.  NEWS COVERAGE

February 17, 2015 — Mary McDowell Friends School, Brooklyn, New York.  Private screening, professional development.

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MARCH 2015

March 4, 2015 — DeKalb County, Indiana.  DeKalb Central Schools.  DeKalb High School.  Special guest, Dr. Kipling Williams, Purdue University.

March 10, 2015 — Boston, Massachusetts  Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable hosts “Reject” at the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Auditorium, 390 Lincoln Road, Sudbury, Mass at 7pm.  http://domesticviolenceroundtable.org/

March 24, 2015 —Wayland, Massachusetts   Wayland Schools Administrative Council.  (Private)

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APRIL 2015

April 28, 2015 — Natchitoches, Louisiana  Northwestern State University at the Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development

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MAY 2015
May 7, 2015 —Valparaiso, Indiana   Family and Youth Services Bureau hosts REJECT at The Memorial Opera House—  NOTE: Rescheduled for Fall 2015
 
May 26, 2015— New York, New York   The Salvation Army Greater New York Division sponsors “Symposium on Social Rejection” with ostracism expert Kipling Williams, Purdue University. PLEASE REGISTER HERE: http://rejectfilm.brownpapertickets.com/

AUGUST 2015

August 4, 2015  Coushatta, Louisiana    Red River Parish School District  (All Staff)

August 11, 2015  Natchitoches, Louisiana   The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts (All Staff)

August 18, 2015  Crown Point, Indiana   Crown Point High School, Indiana (All Staff)

August 18, 2015  Bartholomew County, Indiana  Reject screens as part of “All In: Building A Positive Community” sponsored by Purdue University Extension.  Southside Elementary School Auditorium, 1320 W. 200 S., Columbus, IN.  Doors Open at 6pm.

August 25, 2015  Lake County, Indiana  Reject screens as part of “All In: Building A Positive Community” sponsored by Purdue University Extension.  Merrillville High School, 276 E 68th Place, Merrillville, IN, 6:30pm CST.  NEWS COVERAGE

August 27, 2015  Dearborn County, Indiana  Reject screens as part of “All In: Building A Positive Community” sponsored by Purdue University Extension.  East Central High School Performing Arts Center, St. Leon Indiana.  Registration begins at 6:00 pm.

August 29, 2015  Birmingham, Michigan  The Roeper School  (Internal for Faculty/Staff )

SEPTEMBER 2015

September 2, 2015  New York, New York   Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church Day School (For Staff, Internal)

September 18, 2015  Birmingham Michigan The Roeper School, 1051 Oakland Avenue.

Community screening, all are welcome.  Film begins at 6:30pm sharp with post screening panel discussion featuring Reject Producer Peter Brauer, and NoBLE Anti-bullying expert Marlene Seltzer. 

September 22, 2015  Putnam County, Indiana  Reject screens as part of “All In: Building A Positive Community” sponsored by Purdue University Extension. 

September 23, 2015  Attica High School, Attica Indiana. 3:15 pm  With Ostracism expert Kipling Williams.   FOR STAFF and FACULTY

September 30, 2015  Attica Indiana at The Devon Theater.  Two showings: 4-6pm and 7-9pm  Community screening, all are welcome!   Q& A Session featuring Attica Elementary teachers Patricia Hargan and Megan Reynolds. 

October 1, 2015  Attica High School, Attica Indiana.  Screening for 7th-12th grade students.

OCTOBER 2015

October 20th  South Bend (Mishawaka), Indiana. EraseMeanness.org sponsors community screening. Please RSVP at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-screening-of-reject-tickets-18707749382

NEWS COVERAGE  from Fox 28. com

NEWS COVERAGE  from SouthBend Tribune

 

October 26-29    Columbia, Missouri   Six community screenings and presentations in partnership with University of Missouri Extension and Central Missouri Community Action.  Director Ruth Thomas-Suh and ostracism expert Kipling Williams in attendance.

—10/27 The Columbia Public Library  —10/27 The Loft @ Woodcrest  —10/27 Centralia School  —10/28 University of Missouri Stotler Lounge —10/28 Hickman High School —10/29 The Food Bank of Central and NE Missouri

NEWS COVERAGE  from The Columbian Missourian Newspaper on www.columbiamissourian.com

NOVEMBER 2015

November 9  Bloomington-Normal, Illinois   Illinois State University. 5:30 pm at the Normal Theater in uptown Normal. Director, ostracism expert Kipling Williams, and Illinois State University psychology staff members Leandra Parris and Eros DeSouza. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

NEWS COVERAGE  from Illinois State University

NEWS COVERAGE  radio interview with local NPR station, GLT  “Sound Ideas”

 


 

Previous Community Screenings:

2014

JANUARY 2014

Jan 15 –– Butler University School of Education, Indianapolis.  Free Screening + Discussion    rsvp here
Jan 26— Cinebarre Theater, Community Screening @ 4pm Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
Jan 27 — The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Charleston, South Carolina.

FEBRUARY 2014

Feb 27 — High School Student Leader Bullying Prevention Training. Pike Township, IN

MARCH 2014

March 6 — Greater Farmington Film Festival —  http://www.gffilmfest.com/      10 Good Reasons to See Reject
March 12 — Academic Magnet High School; Charleston, SC
March 13 Queens College/CUNY,  Flushing, New York   Facebook Event Page:   http://on.fb.me/OdAOUZ
March 14 — Alliant University—San Diego, CA  (Host: Core Fulbright Scholar Dr. Matthew Porter)
March 24 — School of Social Sciences. University of Brighton, England
March 25 — Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center, TheNatatorium.org
March 27 — Society for Research in Human Development Conference.  Austin, Texas (Sponsor: The Hogg Foundation)

APRIL 2014

April 2 — Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK—7pm, Student Union Theater  http://bit.ly/1itINZs
April 2 — Purdue University Extension “All In: Building a Positive Community” —Jasper, Indiana
April 3 — Beaumont Hospital NoBLE Center being held at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan — 5:30-8:00pm.  Registration is required via Beaumont Hospital.
April 9 — Mary McDowell Friends School, Brooklyn, New York (rescheduled for Dec 3, ’14))
April 17 — Ethnografilm Festival, Paris, 4:00 PM at Ciné XIII Théâtre located at  1 Avenue Junot
April 22 — Indiana Dept of Education—School Safety Specialist Academy. Indianapolis, IN   http://bit.ly/1hUgJ2M

MAY 2014

May 3 –  Parma High School, Parma Ohio Admission is free 1pm – 4:30pm
May 29 — The Brick Presbyterian Church, 62 East 92nd, New York City.  Q&A Dr. Herbert E. Thomas, author
The Shame Response to Rejection.    Welcome 6:30, Film at 7pm.  $5 suggested donation for Genoa, New York  Food Pantry

JUNE 2014

June 12 — Charleston County School District (South Carolina) Educator Symposium.  Introduction with Professor Steve Nida, The Citadel.
June 19 —NYSAIS Early Childhood and Lower School Heads Conference.   New Paltz, New York
June 19 — McMillen Center for Health Education, Health Lecture Series 2014, Fort Wayne, IN.   With Keynote Speaker Kipling Williams.  Three ticket options available.  More information  http://www.mcmillencenter.org/Lecture_Series_2014
June 24-27 — International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection, 5th International Congress. Chisinau, Moldova at the Free International University of Moldova.

JULY 2014

July 23 — Professional Development Day.  Irvington Community Schools. Indianapolis, IN.  For Faculty and Staff Only.
July 24 — Warsaw Community Schools.  Warsaw, IN (Private viewing for Administrators. )
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SEPTEMBER 2014

September 3 — Congregation Beth Elohim Early Childhood Center. Brooklyn, New York.
September 26 & 27 — Auburn Public Theater, Auburn New York.

http://www.auburnpublictheater.org/cinema.php?eventID=602

Q&A at all three screenings, featuring:
Constance D. Evelyn, Superintendent Auburn School District (Fri night only)
David Connelly, Cayuga Community College
Lucien X. Lombardo, Old Dominion University
Ruth Thomas-Suh, Reject Director
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OCTOBER 2014

October 1— West Side Montessori School, New York City.
October 28 — Johannes Kepler University. Linz, Austria
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NOVEMBER 2014

November 8 — 26th Annual Central New York Peace Studies Conference. Binghamton University,
6pm-8pm. Open to the Public.

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Nov 11 — Braintree After School Enrichment, Base.Org—Braintree, MA (Professional Development)

DECEMBER 2014

December 3 — 2014 Indiana Youth Institute Conference “Because KIDS COUNT“.  Indianapolis Convention Center Indianapolis, Indiana.   Dr. Kipling Williams, Purdue University, will  lead post-screening discussion.
NOTE: For registered conference attendees only.
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December 3 — Mary McDowell Friends School.  Brooklyn, New York.  7pm-9pm, Screening and discussion with
“Reject” producers Kurt Engfehr and Ruth Thomas Suh.

2013

APRIL 2013

April 2013—Queens University (CANADA), Stigma Research Team. Private Screening
April 11th & 12th, 2013—WORLD PREMIERE, 37th CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 

MAY 2013

May 2012—Leiden University, Netherlands, work-in-progress
April 2012—Oklahoma State University, Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence (excerpts and discussion)

JUNE 2013

June 2013—United Ministry of Aurora, Aurora New York  

SEPTEMBER 2013

September 2013—Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC (excerpts and discussion)

OCTOBER 2013

October 2013—Delphi Community HighSchool, Indiana. Sponsored by Purdue University Extension
October 19th-24th, 2013 22nd HEARTLAND FILM FESTIVAL  

 

NOVEMBER 2013

November 2013— KidCinemaFest Film Festival, NYC. Columbia University Medical Center. 6:45PM Note: for age 16 years+
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