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Time of the Gypsies

Wednesday, April 16 Presented by Tatiana Filimonova, Mellon Assistant Professor of Russian UK, Italy, Yugoslavia (1988) Dir. Emir Kusturica. Two-time Palme d’Or winner Emir Kusturica directs the first in history feature-length film about Roma whose dialogue is largely Romani. This coming-of-age portrait follows a Yugoslavian Gypsy whose telekinetic powers become the vehicle for a prosperous...... KEEP READING

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Die Wand (The Wall)

Thursday, April 10 Presented by Lutz Koepnick, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of German and Film Studies Austria, Germany (2012) Dir. Julian Pölsler. Martina Gedeck brings a vivid intensity to this mysterious and riveting tale of survival set in a spectacularly beautiful Austrian mountain landscape. Based on Marlen Haushofer’s eponymous classic novel, The Wall is a...... KEEP READING

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Aus der Zeit (Out of Time)

Wednesday, April 9 Presented by the German Graduate Students Association Austria (2007) Dir. Harald Friedl. The film follows the plight of four, generations-old family businesses in Austria as they face threats from globalization and gentrification. Awarded the Seattle International Film Festival’s 2007 Grand Jury Prize for best documentary. The director will be present for post-screening...... KEEP READING

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C.R.A.Z.Y.

Tuesday April 8 Presented by Susan Kevra, Senior Lecturer in French Canada (2005) Dir. Jean-Marc Vallée. This coming of age story centers on Zach, one of five sons living in a working class Montreal neighborhood. Born in the 1960s to a doting mother and macho father, Zach struggles with his identity and sexuality against the...... KEEP READING

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Lore

Tuesday, April 1 Presented by Peggy Setje-Eilers, Assistant Professor of German Australia, Germany, UK (2013) Dir. Cate Shortland. What might it have been the experience of the children of Nazi parents in immediate post-war Germany? Juxtaposing the idealized, romantic ideal of the National Socialist view of Germany with the realities of children at risk in...... KEEP READING

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My So-Called Enemy

Tuesday, March 18 Presented by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center USA (2010) Dir. Lisa Gossels. In 2002, six Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls participated in a U.S.-based program where they came to know their “enemies” as human beings. The coming of age story documents how they reconcile their transformative experience with the realities of life...... KEEP READING

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As I Lay Dying

Thursday, March 13 Presented by Michael Kreyling, Gertrude Conway Vanderbilt Chair of English, Professor of English, and Professor of American Studies. USA (2013) Dir. James Franco. What would compel a Hollywood “heartthrob” to adapt for the screen and direct William Faulkner’s seminal novel, the narrative of which comprises the streams of consciousness of multiple characters?...... KEEP READING

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The Muslims Are Coming!

Wednesday, March 12 Presented by Anand Taneja, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Film Studies. USA (2011) Dir. Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah. One might think that Islamaphobia would hardly be a laughing matter, but the filmmakers extract humor from the experience of being Muslim in Islamaphobic America. English. 81 mins. Blu-ray. Co-sponsored by The...... KEEP READING

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The Color Wheel

Wednesday, February 26 Presented by Jennifer Fay, Associate Professor of English and Film Studies, Director of Film Studies; and Thomas C. McGrath, A&S 2016 USA (2011) Dir. Alex Ross Perry. Perry’s second film is a dark comedy that earns the designation with its sarcastic and shallow siblings on a journey through an even more hostile...... KEEP READING

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