Sunday, May 26, 2013

From novel to film pt. 2

19:00/7pm in Linné (H-building)

Les Misérables (2012) 158 min
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.

Language: English

Thursday, May 23, 2013

From novel to film pt. 1

19:00/7 pm in Linné (H-building)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) 102 min
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Language: English

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Back to school pt. 2

19:00/7pm in Linné (h-building)

The School of Rock (2003) 108 min
A wannabe rock star in need of cash poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school, and tries to turn his class into a rock band.

Language: English

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Back to school pt. 1

19:00/7pm in Linné (h-building)

Mona Lisa Smile (2003) 117 min
A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 50's Wellesley girls to question their traditional societal roles.

Language: English

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Multiple Storylines pt. 2

19:00 (7pm) in Linné (H-building)

He's just not that into you (2009) 129 min
The Baltimore-set movie of interconnecting story arcs deals with the challenges of reading or misreading human behavior.

Language: English

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Multiple Storylines pt. 1

19:00 (7pm) in Linné (H-building)

Crash (2004) 112 min
Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Language: English, Persian, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Feel-bad movies pt. 2

19:00 (7pm) in Linné (H-building)

Monsieur Lazhar (2011) 94 min
At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Language: French, English, Arabic

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Feel-bad movies pt. 1

19:00 in Linné

The Wave/Die Welle (2008) 107 min
A high school teacher's unusual experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.

Language: German