This is a FREE outdoor film series now in its seventh year. Movies on the Grass offers the campus and community new films that portray current issues in a relaxed setting with discussion opportunities immediately following the film at Coffman Commons. All showings are at Coffman Commons in front of Hale Library, or in case of rain, Leadership Studies Building - Town Hall room.

Films begin at 8:00 p.m. (or at dusk).

Movies on the Grass

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS 66502

Previous Movies On The Grass

 
2013
2012 poster

The ninth year of Movies on the Grass and continued to grow and draw fresh audiences.  As in past years, Sunset Zoo was kind enough to host the final film showing.  The 2013 films focused on topics regarding a series of TED lectures and animated shorts exploring gaming (Serious Play), marketing behind organic foods, three “Lost Boys” from the Sudan, and an adorable young chimp named Oscar!  See more information on these movies by visiting the featured movie web sites.

 
 
 
 
20122012 poster

It was Movies on the Grass' eighth year and continued to grow and draw fresh audiences.  As in past years, Sunset Zoo was kind enough to host the final film showing.  The 2012 films touched on topics concerning health, weight loss, environmental activism, endangered species, and much more!  See more information on these movies by visiting the featured movie web sites.

 

 

 

2011 2011

Movies on the Grass in it's seventh year is continuing to grown and spread throughout Kansas State University! This year Sunset Zoo was kind enough once more to host the final showing of the year with The Elephant in the Living Room and its fitting topic of exotic animals as pets. The 2011 set of movies took us inside the topics of Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. Oil industry, and much more. See more information on these movies by visiting the featured movie web sites.

 

 

2010 2010

It was the sixth year of Movies on the Grass and it has grown even more than the last! Once again this year Sunset Zoo was generous enough to host our first MOG of the year. The 2010 set of movies tackled subjects from environmental safety to taking on global problems. See more information on these movies by visiting the featured movie web sites.

 

 

 

2009 2009

The fifth year for MOG offered a "town and gown" approach, new to the series. Sunset Zoo and the Manhattan Music Coalition offered venues for showing films featuring exotic animal policy issues and street musicians to complement Aggiefest 2009. Douglass Community Center was the site for one film, introduced by K-State's own African Drumming and Dance Troupe! See more information on these movies by visiting the featured movie web sites.

 

 

2008 2008

The forth year for MOG! With the big national elections of 2008, we featured the film Hacking Democracy. It was by Michael Franti's I Know I'm Not Alone focusing on peace in the middle-East. King Corn was a hit with 2 college kids planting an acre of Iowa corn. The series culminated with Darwin's Nightmare about the introduction of a commercial fish caused a wide-spread environmental disaster in Africa. See more information on these movies by visiting the featured movie web sites.

 

 

2007 2007

Movies on the Grass in its third year. This year Movies on the Grass were especially exciting when we hosted an Electric Car Show and a concert by the Brazilian group AfroReggae on the first two evenings respectively. For more information on these events click on the corresponding links. For more information on the movies, click on the links below to go to each of the films website.

Visit the series announcement in the DowMRC's What's the Haps? blog.

Movies on the Grass makes national news!!! Read the article.

Watch AfroReggae in concert at K-State

 

2006 206

Amnesty International Group 254 was a proud co-sponsor of the second year production, free outdoor film and discussion series. The following films were shown free of charge Sunday evenings at 8:00pm from August 20th – September 17.

The following organizations co-sponsored this film series: ACTION; Amnesty International Group 254; Art Student Council; Campaign for Non-violence; Crossroads Ecumenical Christian Ministries; Dow Chemical Multicultural Resource Center; Indian Student Association; Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy; KSU Libraries; KSU Women's Center; Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice; Office of Diversity and Dual Career Development; Ordinary Women; Progressive Coalition; Students for Environmental Action; and Student Governing Association. Join us, and enjoy the evening!
 
 
 
 
2005 2005

Amnesty International Group 254 was a proud co-sponsor for Movies on the Grass. The movies drew a large audience on every showing for this first innagural year. Movie dates were from September 11 – October 16.

The following organizations co-sponsored this film series: Amnesty International Group 254; Campaign for Non-violence; Crossroads Ecumenical Christian Ministries; Dow Chemical Multicultural Resource Center; Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy; KSU Libraries; Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice; Northern Flint Hills Audubon Society; Office of Diversity and Dual Career Development; Progressive Coalition; Queer Straight Alliance; Students for Environmental Action; and Young Democrats. Join us, and enjoy the evening!