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Film Studies

Film History Discussion Series: 1945-Present

10 Mondays, September 23 to December 2 (no session September 30), noon to 3:00 pm  
Instructor: Andrew J. Douglas, Ph.D., Senior Director, Education and Adminstration, BMFI and Jacob Mazer, Special Programming Manager, BMFI

Join us for a series of discussions charting a course through the post-World War II history of motion pictures. We will take a chronological tour of international cinema, including stops in Japan, Italy, Germany, Spain and Iran. Films scheduled to be discussed are:

September 23: Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, US, 1946)
September 30: No Session
October 7: Riot in Cell Block 11 (Don Siegel, US, 1954)
October 14: Floating Weeds (Yasujiro Ozu, Japan, 1959)
October 21: Downhill Racer (Michael Ritchie, US, 1969)
October 28: Amarcord (Federico Fellini, Italy, 1973)
November 4: The Marriage of Maria Braun (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Germany, 1979)
November 11: El Sur (Victor Erice, Spain, 1983)
November 18: Time Indefinite (Ross McElwee, US, 1993)
November 25: The Circle (Jafar Panahi, Iran, 2000)
December 2: Support the Girls (Andrew Bujalski, US, 2018)


Course Information

Location: Theater 4

$200 for members, $225 for non-members (no "a la carte" enrollment)

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Schedule
  • Monday, September 23 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, October 7 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, October 14 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, October 21 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, October 28 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, November 4 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, November 11 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, November 18 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, November 25 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, December 2 · 12:00 pm