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SENSES OF CINEMA-FILMS FOR THOUGHT
Senses of Cinema offers an alternative to Hollywood fare with a program of subtitled, international award-winning foreign language films in 4 week themed formats. Film expert Shelly Isaacs introduces each film and, following the screening, provides a detailed commentary, inviting the audience to participate with questions and comments.
INSTRUCTOR: Shelly Isaacs, Cafe Cinematheque
Session 3: C5, March 15-April 12 (no class 3/22)
Individual dates: C1, March 15; C2, March 29; C3, April 5; C4, April 12
Session 4: D6, April 19-May 17
Individual dates: D1, April 19; D2, April 26; D3, May 3; D4, May 10; D5, May 17
COST: per 1-week: Resident $12, Non-resident $15
per 4-week session (C): Resident $40, Non-resident $50
per 5-week session (D): Resident $50, Non-resident $62.50
THEME: AND THE NOMINEES ARE...
What does it take to take home an Oscar for best international film. That I cannot tell you, but even though they didn’t capture the Oscar, these films were embraced by critics and audiences world-wide. Come and discover, or re-discover, some of the finest films of their year or any other year.
MARCH 15 - BEYOND SILENCE – Germany - 1996
Nominated in 1998, this powerful story concerns itself with a young woman's battle for independence, and her deaf parents' struggle to understand her gift for music, causing a rift in their relationship. Inspirational and highly entertaining, her family must somehow learn to reach beyond differences, expectations ... and beyond silence ... to bring their two worlds together once again!
MARCH 29 - SEVEN BEAUTIES - Italy - 1975
Nominated for best Foreign Language Film in 1976, Lina Wertmuller also became the first woman to be nominated for Best Director.
In 1930s Italy, Pasqualino, a low-level Sicilian thug, kills a man who disgraced his sister. Pleading insanity, escapes prison by joining the military, but decides to go AWOL when things get too heavy. Finding himself in enemy hands, Pasqualino vows to do anything in order to survive, but at what cost?
APRIL 5 - A ROYAL AFFAIR - Denmark – 2012
Having won great international critical and audience acclaim as well as the 2013 Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film, This true story follows the lives of a young queen, Carloline Mathilde, who is married to Christian VII, considered by many an insane king. When she falls secretly in love with her physician - together they start a revolution that changed a nation forever.
APRIL 12 - SON OF THE BRIDE - Argentina - 2002
Capturing a 2003 nomination in 2003, this is the story of Rafael Belvedere, who at age 43 is having a crisis. He's overwhelmed by his numerous responsibilities and just isn't having any fun. His heart and his mind go into a tailspin. But when his father makes the decision to fulfill his mother's dream of getting married in a church, Rafael may find renewal to bring back the family for a new memory to share.
*Films are subject to change without notice.
PROFESSIONAL ACTING CLASSES
The program is a thorough, multilevel class where the actor, through intensive training, works to apply the AYFT (At Your FingerTips) concept into their performance to create an open, realistic character based on the actor as an individual. Your greatest asset is WHO YOU ARE. We work on being prepared emotionally and as a businessperson in order to have your tools ready, or at your fingertips. Promotes public speaking, quick thinking, and emotional depth and intelligence.
INSTRUCTOR: David Tully, Tully Teaches
DATES; A3, April 12-May 17
COST: per 6-week session: Resident $180, Non-resident $225
SUMMER SENSES OF CINEMA-FILMS FOR THOUGHT
Senses of Cinema offers an alternative to Hollywood fare with a program of subtitled, international award-winning foreign language films in 4- or 5-week themed formats. Film expert Shelly Isaacs introduces each film and, following the screening, provides a detailed commentary, inviting the audience to participate with questions and comments.
INSTRUCTOR: Shelly Isaacs, Café Cinematheque International
Session 1: A5, June 7-July 5 (no class 6/21)
Individual dates: A1, June 7; A2, June 14; A3, June 28; A4, July 5
Session 2: B5, July 12-August 2 (no class 7/19, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23)
Individual dates: B1, July 12; B2, July 26; B3, August 2; B4, August 30
Session 3: C5, September 6-September 27
Individual dates: C1, September 6; C2, September 13; C3, September 20; C4, September 27
COST: per 1-week session: Resident $12, Non-resident $15
COST: per 4-week series: Resident $40, Non-resident $50
NEW! SUMMER OF CINEMA-THE WORLD ON A SCREEN
Ages 25 and up
In addition to our Senses of Cinema-Food for Thought Wednesday program and continuing to offer an alternative to Hollywood fare, Summer of Cinema presents a program of subtitled, international award-winning foreign language films in 4-week themed formats. Film expert Shelly Isaacs introduces each film and, following the screening, provides a detailed commentary, inviting the audience to participate with questions and comments.
INSTRUCTOR: Shelly Isaacs, Café Cinematheque International
Session 1: D5, June 9-June 30
Individual Sessions: D1, June 9; D2, June 16; D3, June 23; D4, June 30
Session 2: F5, July 7-July 28
Individual Sessions: F1, July 7; F2, July 14; F3, July 21; F4, July 28
Cost per 1-week session: Resident $12, Non-resident $15
Cost per 4-week session: Resident $40, Non-resident $50