Cinematheque

  • Mike Curb College logo, Armer Theater logo, Dept Chair Jon Stahl interviewing Darren Star in the Armer Theater

Public Screenings - February 2013

 

The following screenings are open to the campus community and to the general public. Admission is free.

 

Camera Buff movie poster
Thurs, Feb 7 -- 7 PM

KRZYSZTOF KIEŚLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

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 Kieślowski’s transition from documentary to fiction filmmaking.

Blind Chance movie poster
Thurs, Feb 14 -- 7 PM

KRZYSZTOF KIEŚLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

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

Kieślowski’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.

Blind End movie poster
Thurs, Feb 21 -- 7 PM

KRZYSZTOF KIEŚLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

No End (Bez końca), 1984 -- 109 mins.

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

Hannah and her Sisters movie poster
Monday, February 25, 7 PM

MY FAVORITE MOVIES Screening Series

Hannah and Her Sisters, 1986 -- 103 mins.

Darren Star, Creator and Executive Producer (Sex and the City; Melrose Place; Beverly Hills, 90210 and other hit TV shows), will present HANNAH AND HER SISTERS, written and directed by Woody Allen. 

 

Decalogue dvd cover
Thurs, Feb 28 -- 7 PM

KRZYSZTOF KIEŚLOWSKI RETROSPECTIVE

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

Kieślowski’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.