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Hiding and Seeking - Faith and Tolerance after the Holocaust

Sunday, January 27 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Laemmle Fallbrook Theatre
http://www.csun.edu/jewish.studies/

CSUN Jewish Studies Program Film

Sunday, January 27, 2013
10:00 a.m.

Laemmle Fallbrook Theatre
6731 Fallbrook Ave.
West Hills, CA

Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance after the Holocaust


An Orthodox filmmaker is disturbed by the messages of distrust and contempt for non-Jews he hears from fellow Jews. Determined that his ultra-Orthodox sons develop more tolerant attitudes, he insists that they accompany him to Poland to track down the righteous Christian family who saved their grandfather from the Nazis. This award-winning documentary skillfully shows the encounter with the Poles and the journeyâs transformative effect on the entire family. 85 minutes, followed by Q & A with CSUN Jewish Studies faculty. 85 minutes, followed by Q & A with CSUN Jewish Studies faculty.

Film is free of charge.

Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling (818) 677- 4724 or email jewish.studies@csun.edu to reserve a seat (maximum 2 seats per request).

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Film Events

Thursday, January 24, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

The Scar (Blizna), 1976 -- 112 mins.

Kieslowski's feature film debut tells the story of the shifting fortunes of a massive factory project in rural postwar Poland. The Scar is filled with the vivid characters, lucid imagery and the incisive but even-handed social criticism that would define his early films.

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Documentaries and Short Subjects, 1966-1976 -- 120 mins.

A program of short films and documentaries made by Kieslowski between 1969 and 1980. More overtly political than his later feature films, these earlier efforts nonetheless reveal Kieslowski's talent for capturing the broad complexities of the human condition.

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Camera Buff (Amator), 1979 -- 117 mins.

Camera Buff is a tragi-comic exploration of the craft of filmmaking. Insightful and self-reflexive, this fictional film about a documentary filmmaker is commonly referred to as a watershed in Kieslowski's transition from documentary to fiction filmmaking.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Blind Chance (Przypadek), 1981 -- 122 mins.

Kieslowski's Blind Chance presents three separate storylines, told in succession, about a man running after a train and the different futures that could result from this seemingly ordinary incident. A transcendental meditation on fate, coincidence and choice.

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE


Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

No End (Bez konca), 1984 -- 109 mins.

In No End, Kieslowski tells the story of a woman coping with the death of her husband during Poland's turmoil of the 1980s. Here Kieslowski reveals his career-long interest in the connections between the individual psyche and the politics of collective institutions.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

CSUN Cinematheque

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm - Armer Screening Room (ASR)
http://movies.csun.edu

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski was a leading director of documentaries, television and feature films from the 1970s to the 1990s. The social and moral themes of contemporary times became the focus of his many significant films and his unique humanist treatment of those themes secured his place as one of the greatest of modern film directors.

Decalogue I & II (Dekalog I & II) (1988) -- 120 mins.

Kieslowski's Decalogue explores the timeless moral issues of human existence through ten contemporary tales inspired by the Ten Commandments. The series begins with the first two touching and thought-provoking episodes, Decalogue I and Decalogue II.

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