International Film Series
Spring 2005

All films show in Young 101 and are free of charge to the Centre College community.

Tuesday, March 1
7:00 pm
Young 101

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(at ifilm.com)

City of God

Directed by Fernando Meirelles
Rated R; 138 minutes; 2002
Brazilian Portuguese with English subtitles

Starring: Matheus Nachtergaele, Seu Jorge, Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino Da Hora

“. . . a potent and unexpected mixture of authenticity and flash. . . . [a] slickly made first feature . . . and a vigorous piece of social realism that's unmistakably trading on something actual.”
-Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

 

Tuesday, March 15
7:00 pm
Young 101

CONVO!

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(at official In the Mood for Love site)

In the Mood for Love

Directed by Wong Kar-Wai
Rated PG; 94 minutes; 2000
Cantonese and Shanghainese with English subtitles

Starring: Tony Leung Chu-wai, Maggie Cheung Man-yuk, Lai Chin, Rebecca Pan

“Gripping. Brilliant . . . Breathtakingly gorgeous . . . Dizzy with a romantic spirit that has been missing from the cinema forever.”
-Elvis Mitchell, The New York Times

 

Tuesday, March 29
7:00 pm
Young 101

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(at ifilm.com)

Italian for Beginners

Directed by Lone Scherfig
Rated R; 112 minutes; 2000
Danish and Italian with English subtitles

Starring: Anders W. Berthelsen, Anette Stovelbek, Peter Gantazler, Ann Eleonora Jorgensen

“A delicious and delicately funny look at the residents of a Copenhagen neighborhood coping with the befuddling complications life tosses at them.”
-Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

 

Tuesday, April 12
7:00 pm
Young 101

Ten

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami
Unrated; 94 minutes; 2002
Farsi with English subtitles

Starring: Mania Akbari, Amin Maher

Ten is a film made by a master, with a simplicity that is really revolutionary. It's a work capable of changing the ways you look at the movies—and at life.”
-Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune

Email wilsoni@centre.edu for more information.

The Spring 2005 International Film Series is sponsored by the office of Dean John Ward.



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