2013 - 2014 Ethics Film Series

The Institute for Ethical Leadership and Social Responsibility sponsors a yearly Ethics Film Series which is designed to raise consciousness and stimulate discussion on a variety of moral issues.  Each film is followed by a discussion led by a faculty member or a special guest with a connection to the film.  

Please note: All films are screened at 6 PM in the Rotwitt Theater unless otherwise specified. Light refreshments are provided.


Tuesday, October 1 - Philadelphia


Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks) is a senior associate at the largest corporate law firm in Philadelphia. Although he lives with his partner Miguel Álvarez (Antonio Banderas), Beckett is not open about his homosexuality at the law firm, nor the fact that he has AIDS.

Tuesday, November 5 - A Place at the Table


A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.

Tuesday, April 15 - The Visitor


Walter Vale is a sullen and lonely man: he works as an economics professor in Connecticut, teaching only one class - the same one he's taught for 20 years - ostensibly so he can work on his book. On a business trip into New York City, he finds two people living in the seldom-used apartment he has there: Syrian drummer Tarek Khalil and his girlfriend.