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Film Studies

Film History Discussion Series: 1945-Present

10 Mondays, January 27 to March 30, noon to 3:00 pm  
Instructor: Andrew J. Douglas, Ph.D., Senior Director of Education, 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 France, India, the Philippines, Brazil, and Germany. Films scheduled to be discussed are:

Jan. 27: Ride the Pink Horse (Robert Montgomery, US, 1947)

Feb. 3: Le Plaisir (Max Ophüls, France, 1952)

Feb. 10: The Music Room (Satyajit Ray, India, 1958)

Feb. 17: The Nutty Professor (Jerry Lewis, US, 1963)

Feb. 24: Manila in the Claws of Light (Lino Brocka, Philippines, 1975)

March 2: Vernon, Florida (Errol Morris, US, 1981)

March 9: Eve’s Bayou (Kasi Lemmons, US, 1997)

March 16: Central Station (Walter Salles, Brazil, 1998)

March 23: Thank You for Smoking (Jason Reitman, US, 2005)

March 30: Phoenix (Christian Petzold, Germany, 2014)


Course Information

Location: Theater 3

$200 for members, $235 for non-members (no “à la carte” enrollment)

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Schedule
  • Monday, January 27 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, February 3 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, February 10 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, February 17 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, February 24 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, March 2 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, March 9 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, March 16 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, March 23 · 12:00 pm
  • Monday, March 30 · 12:00 pm