Spring Film Series

Thursday, February 9, 2023 6:30pm to 8:30pm

+ 6 dates

  • Thursday, February 16, 2023 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday, February 23, 2023 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday, April 13, 2023 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday, April 20, 2023 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday, April 27, 2023 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday, May 4, 2023 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Communication Arts Department invites you to a semester long celebration of cinema with nine films, free and open to the public, Thursdays at 6:30pm in E107. Our films follow three themes: The Heist, The Food and The Women.

 

Thursday, January 26, 2023: Le Cercle Rouge by Jean Pierre Melvill

A trio of men plan an elaborate heist.

1970, Color, French with English Subtitles, 120 minutes.

Introduction by Adjunct Instructor, Kyle Barrowman PhD

 

Thursday, February 2, 2023: Taking of Pelham 123 by Joseph Sargent

One of the greatest casts in cinema history pulls off the unlikely heist of a New York City Subway Train.

1974, Color, English with English Subtitles, 104 minutes.

Introduction by Adjunct Instructor, Kyle Barrowman PhD

 

Thursday, February 9, 2023: Hopscotch by Ronald Neame

Completing our heist theme, Walter Matthau is a CIA Agent who has to go on the run to save his life. To succeed, he must steal from the CIA.

1980, Color, English with English Subtitles, 106 minutes.

Introduction by Associate Professor, Brian L. Shelton

 

Thursday, February 16, 2023: Tampopo by Juzo Itami

Two Ronin disguised as truck drivers help a widow turn around her Ramen business. At least that is what we think it is about.

1985, Color, Japanese with English Subtitles, 114 minutes.

Introduction by Associate Professor, Brian L. Shelton

 

Thursday, February 23, 2023: In the Mood for Love by Wong Kar Wai

Neighbors build a bond through food and the knowledge of their spouses extramarital affairs.

2000, Color, Cantonese with English Subtitles, 98 minutes.

Introduction by Adjunct Instructor, Erik Hanson

 

Thursday, April 13, 2023: Big Night by Campbell Scott

Two brothers hope to save their failing restaurant with an evening of incredible food.

1996, Color, English with English Subtitles, 109 minutes.

Introduction by Adjunct Instructor, Erik Hanson

 

Thursday, April 20, 2023: Cleo from 5 to 7 by Agnes Varda

A singer is worried as she awaits the results of her cancer screening.

1962, Black and White, French with English Subtitles, 90 minutes.

Introduction by Adjunct Instructor, Erik Hanson

 

Thursday, April 27, 2023: Alien by Ridley Scott

A commercial space freighter co-pilot must save herself and her crew from a hostile creature.

1979, Color, English with English Subtitles, 117 minutes.

Introduction by Adjunct Instructor, Patrick Bromley

 

Thursday, May 4: 2023: Tootsie by Sydney Pollack

A struggling male actor auditions as a woman for a soap opera and gets the part.

1982. Color, English with English Subtitles, 116 minutes.

Introduction by Adjunct Instructor, Susan Stack

 

Liberal Arts, Language and Communication web page: https://www.harpercollege.edu/academics/liberal-arts/index.php

 

 

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