May 21, 2023
THE LAVENDER HILL MOB (1951) starring Alec Guinness and Stanley Holloway; directed by Charles Crichton. Speaker, Diana Newton, documentary filmmaker and former Board Member and Film Programmer at the Chelsea Theater in Chapel Hill.
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Fall Schedule for 2023 …. COMING SOON!
Here are some interesting bits about Alec Guinness (reviews of the film will be coming soon)
The programs will be held, unless otherwise noted, at the Passmore Center Auditorium/Great Hall (next to Orange County SportsPlex) at 2PM on the Sundays listed above.
There will be a speaker before and a discussion after.
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FULL SCHEDULE 2022-2023
September 25, 2022: CASABLANCA (1942), starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman; directed by Michael Curtiz. Speaker, Greg Vitarbo, Professor of History at Meredith, specializing in Russian and Soviet history and in the history of modern warfare.
October 23, 2022: THE BIG SLEEP (1946), starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall; directed by Howard Hawks. Speaker, Gustavo Furtado, Associate Professor of Romance Languages and of Art History and Visual Studies, and Co-Director of the Amazon Lab at Duke.
November 6, 2022: TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948), starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, and Tim Holt; directed by John Huston. Speaker, Hassan Melehy, Professor of French Literature at UNC, with interests in critical studies and film as well.
December 18, 2022: BREATHLESS (1960), starring Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo; directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Speaker, Diana Newton, documentary filmmaker and former Board Member and Film Programmer at the Chelsea Theater in Chapel Hill.
January 22, 2023: NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (1957), starring Giulietta Masina; directed by Federico Fellini. Speaker, Gary Hawkins, screenwriter and director. Among Gary's films is The Rough South of Larry Brown, which won both an Emmy and PBS's Gold Award.
February 26, 2023: TOP HAT (1935), starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers; directed by Mark Sandrich. Music by Irving Berlin. Speaker, Francesca Talenti, UNC emerita. Francesca is a writer and director who has exhibited her work at Sundance and PBS National.
March 26, 2023: THE CONVERSATION (1974), starring Gene Hackman and John Casale; directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Speaker, Travis Merchant-Knudsen, NCSU film studies graduate student and Image Editor for Film International.
April 23, 2023: LACOMBE, LUCIEN (1974), starring Pierre Blaise and Aurore Clément; directed by Louis Malle. Speaker, Max Owre, Executive Director, Carolina Public Humanities, and UNC Professor in French and European history.
May 21, 2023: THE LAVENDER HILL MOB (1951) starring Alec Guinness and Stanley Holloway; directed by Charles Crichton. Speaker, Diana Newton, documentary filmmaker and former Board Member and Film Programmer at the Chelsea Theater in Chapel
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