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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:                213229

DAY:                         Wednesday

TIME:                       10:00am-12:45pm

SESSION A:             A6, February 7-March 6

Individual dates:   A1, February 7;  A2, February 14;  A3, February 21;   A4, February 28;   A5, March 6

SESSION B:             B6, March 13-April 24 (no class 3/20, 4/10)

Individual dates:   B1, March 13;  B2, March 27;  B3, April 3;   B4, April 17;  B5, April 24

SESSION C:                C5, May 1-May 22

Individual dates:      C1, May 1;  C2, May 8;  C3, May 15;  C4, May 22

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

                                  per 5-week series (A, B): Resident $50; Non-resident $62.50

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

 

Theme: Love in the Time of Cinema

Since the silver screen shed its light upon the world, tales of love and romance have continued to attract audiences. Love may not conquer all and has its discords, but no matter the language they speak, men and women have been locked in an eternal struggle that has provided audiences with much to ponder.

Feb 7:  Behind the Sun (Brazil, 2002)

Two families locked in a generations-old deadly feud., escalating into a series of reprisals claiming the lives of the young men on both sides. In one family, the oldest remaining son - begins to question the cycle of violence, when a beautiful young woman from a traveling circus crosses his path.

 

FEB 14 - IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (Hong Kong, 2000)

In 1962, A journalist and his wife move into a Hong Kong apartment, but his wife is often away on business. Before long, he the acquaintance of the alluring woman, whose own significant other also seems preoccupied with work. As the two friends realize their respective partners are cheating on them, they begin to fall for one another, and wonder where it will lead.

 

FEB 21 - COLD WAR (Poland, 2018)

Set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950s in Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, the film depicts an impossible love story in impossible times.

 

FEB 28 - RUST AND BONE (France, 2012)

After suddenly finding himself face-to-face with a young son he hardly knows, Ali, penniless and friendless, takes refuge with his sister. Meanwhile, he meets a beautiful woman, Stephanie, who trains killer whales at Marineland. When a performance ends in tragedy, a call in the night brings them together.

 

MAR 6 - IL POSTINO (Italy, 1994)

Pablo Neruda, the famous Chilean poet, exiled to a small Mediterranean island befriends a poorly educated postman hired to deliver his mail. Struggling to grow and express himself more fully, Mario befriends Neruda, and suddenly falls in love, needing Pablo’s poetic guidance more than ever.

NEW! ECO CREATIONS:  MIXED MEDIA CARDS

Ages 18+

An Eco Creations instructor will guide participants in creating three mixed media cards. Participants can personalize their cards for upcoming holidays or special occasions. All materials needed to create the 3D mixed media cards will be provided. This is the perfect opportunity for those curios about card making techniques! Class takes place at the Swim & Racquet Community Center (21618 St. Andrews Blvd.)

INSTRUCTOR:     Eco Creations

ACTIVITY:              212002-B2

DAY:                       Tuesday

TIME:                     10:00am-12:00pm

DATE:                    March 5

COST:                    Resident $26, Non-resident $31.25

Mixed Media Cards

NEW! ECO CREATIONS:  SUCCULENT GARDENS

Ages 18+

An Eco Creations instructor will guide participants in creating a succulent garden in a glass bowl. Succulent garden materials will include two succulents, moss, rocks, soil, and decorative items. Your completed garden will be yours to take home and nurture! Class takes place at the Swim & Racquet Community Center (21618 St. Andrews Blvd.)

INSTRUCTOR:     Eco Creations

ACTIVITY:              212002-B3

DAY:                       Monday

TIME:                     10:00am-12:00pm

DATE:                    April 22

COST:                    Resident $40, Non-resident $50

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