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SENSES OF CINEMA - FILMS FOR THOUGHT

Ages 25+

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

ACTIVITY:                311229

DAY:                         Wednesday

TIME:                       4:00pm-6:30pm

SESSION A:               A5, June 5- July 10 (no class 6/12, 6/19)

Individual dates:     A1, June 5;       A2, June 26;      A3, July 3;      A4, July 10

SESSION B:               B5, July 24-August 14

Individual dates:     B1, July 24;      B2, July 31;      B3, Aug 7;     B4,  Aug 14

COST:                        per 1-week session: Resident $12, Non-resident $15

                                   per 4-week series (A): Resident $40; Non-resident $50

 

 

THEME:  FOR THE "THRILLERS OF IT ALL"

There's nothing like a good thriller to put a chill in your summer.

 

June 5: MOKA – Switzerland – 2016 - 89 min

A woman led by one obsession: to find the driver of the car which hit her son and devastated her life. With a few belongings, some money and a gun, she goes to where she's learned the driver lives.

 

June 26: TROUBLED WATER – Norway/Denmark – 2008 – 115 min.

Jan, a gifted organist, recently released from prison after serving time for murder, has always maintained his innocence and is ready to put the past behind him. When he moves to a new town as Thomas in hopes of starting a new life, the mother of the child recognizes him and seeks revenge.

 

July 3: HUMAN CAPITAL – Italy – 2013 – 111 min.

The destinies of two families are irrevocably tied together after a fatal accident the night before Christmas Eve.

 

July 10: THE PAGE TURNER – France - 2006 – 85 min.

Melanie, a 10-year-old gifted pianist finds her chances at a scholarship dashed by the rudeness of one of the judges. Ten years pass, and judge who doesn’t recognize Melanie, hires her as her page turner. But Melanie has plans to turn more than the pages of music, in this very suspenseful, Hitchcock-influenced tale.

SENSES OF CINEMA - THE WORLD ON A SCREEN

Ages 25+

In addition to our Senses of Cinema-Films for Thought Wednesday Program, and continuing to offer an alternative to Hollywood fare, Summer of Cinema presents a program of subtitles, 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

ACTIVITY:                311229

DAY:                         Friday

TIME:                       4:00pm-6:30pm

SESSION E:                E5, July 5-July 26

Individual dates:     E1, July 5;         E2, July 12;         E3, July 19;        E4,  July 26

SESSION F:                F5, August 2-August 23

Individual dates:     F1, August 2;    F2, August 9;     F3, August 16;    F4, August 23

COST:                        per 1-week session: Resident $12, Non-resident $15

                                   per 4-week series (A): Resident $40; Non-resident $50

 

 

Theme: Ciao Cinema – Classics of the Italian Screen

From the fifties to the seventies, Italian film flourished throughout the world. These four selections are an indelible sampler of that era.

 

 July 5 - Bellissima – 1951- 108 Minutes

The legendary Italian and international star Anna Magnani in a prize-winning performance portrays Maddelena, a housewife and mother is ready to sacrifice everything to get her young daughter into the movies.

 

July 12 - Nights of Cabiria – 1957 – 110 Minutes

Federico Fellini and his wife Giulietta Masina, again team up in their second Academy Award winning Best Foreign Language film, where a waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love and finding anything but…

 

July 19 - Big Deal on Madonna Street – 1958 – 106 Minutes

A sorrowful but hopeful criminal and small-time thief, has a fail-proof plan to heist a pawn shop. When the news spreads, an unlikely band of petty criminals want in, and the chaos begins.

 

July 26 - The Garden of the Finzi Continis – 1970 – 94 Minutes

Winning the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and Vittorio De Sica’s last, it is the 1930s in Italy, and the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading wealthy Jewish families. Their adult children gather friends at their lovely grounds, with the rest of the world at bay, while politics close in.

 


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