March 10, 2024
Ugetsu: A Japanese classic film about two brothers, one, according to Elbert, consumed by envy while the other is consumed by greed. The film has been compared to Rashomon. Travis Merchant-Knudsen from the film studies department at North Carolina state will be our speaker
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April 7: Louis Malle's Au Revoir les Enfants (our other less-than-fifty-year-old film): Max Owre, UNC Professor and Executive Director of the Carolina Public Humanities program will lead the discussion.
May 5: Francesco Rosi's Salvatore Giuliano, a wonderful film about a Sicilian bandit done in a quasi-documentary style The speaker will be Henry Veggian, a professor of English and Comparative Literature at UNC
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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We are partnering with the Passmore Center this year. We are indebted to their staff for their gracious and professional help.