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The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema

Wednesday, December 7 Presented by: Jennifer Fay, Associate Professor and Director of Film Studies Program UK, Australia, Netherlands (2009) Dir: Sophie Fiennes. Acclaimed philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Zizek delves into the hidden language of cinema. Whether he is untangling the baffling films of David Lynch, or overturning everything you thought you knew about Hitchcock, Zizek...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


Untold Scandal

Wednesday, November 30 Presented by: Vanderbilt Korean Student and Scholars Association Korea (2003) Dir: Je-yong Lee. Based on the novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses, this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Seoul where cruelty knows no borders. In this world of pomp and propriety, costumes and misty landscapes, there are affairs and vengeances unseen that can...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


Retorno A Hansala (Return to Hansala)

Wednesday, November 16 Presented by: Michelle Shepherd, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Spain (2008) Dir: Chus Gutierrez. Inspired by countless recent stories of African migrants’ bodies washing up on Spanish shores, this drama traces the journey of a funeral home owner and a young Moroccan girl to deliver the body...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


Sons of Lwala

Tuesday, November 15 Presented by: Lwala Community Alliance USA (2008) Dir: Barry Simons. While attending Vanderbilt’s Medical School, brothers Milton and Fred Ochieng’ lost both of their parents to AIDS. Consequently, they were left with a heartbreaking task: to return home to their village in Kenya and finish the health clinic their father started before...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


Our Beloved Month of August

Wednesday, November 9 Presented by: Heather McRae, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Portugal, France (2008) Dir: Miguel Gomes. This subtle comedy freewheels across the rural Portuguese landscape stopping at music festivals and villages. This hybrid of documentary and fiction captures a charming series of vignettes – eccentric and ­cerebral – an arthouse event,...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


O’er the Land

Thursday, November 3 Presented by: Jonathan Rattner, Senior Lecturer, American Studies and Film Studies USA (2009) Dir: Deborah Stratman. Through sounds and imagery, this avant-garde documentary imposes a philosophical touch on the symbols of American identity. Guns, planes, flamethrowers, football games, border patrol officers, and landscapes are among the iconic reminders of freedom, progress, and...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


Summer Wars

Wednesday, November 2 Presented by: Vanderbilt Japanese Cultural Foundation Japan (2009) Dir: Mamoru Hosoda. A math nerd is called to save OZ, the massive, all-encompassing virtual world, after a rogue program acquires an orbiting nuclear weapon. This trippy animated feature travels through real-world dramas and a pop-art universe colored in vintage psychedelia and Japanese iconography....... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


The Last Survivor

Thursday, October 27 Presented by: Vanderbilt Holocaust Lecture Series Facilitated by: Shaiya Baer and Gretchen Person USA (2010) Dirs: Michael Pertnoy & Michael Kleiman. This documentary follows the lives of survivors of The Holocaust, Rawanda, Darfur, and Congo. The film presents the stories of survivors and their struggle to make sense of the tragedy by...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


Veer Zaara (Veer-Zaara)

Wednesday, October 26 NOTE: screened at 6:30 p.m. in Sarratt Cinema. Indian food will be served during an intermission from 8–8:30 p.m. Presented by: Todd Hughes, Director of Instructional Technology, Center for Second Language Studies; Denise Callejas, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Spanish and Portuguese India (2004) Dir: Yasha Chopra. A pilot with the Indian Air...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off


La Belle Endormie (The Sleeping Beauty)

Presented as part of The Tournées Festival Tuesday, October 25 Presented by: Patricia Armstrong, Senior Lecturer, Department of French and Italian France (2011) Dir: Catherine Breillat. In a castle in a far away land in a far away time, Anastasia is born. Soon after, she is cursed to sleep for 100 years and for a...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011 in Right Listing | Comments Off