Ever wonder how directors and cinematographers look at films? Want to better enjoy, understand, and get more out of movies? Come to this talk on
How to Watch a Film A talk by Nathan Roberts, Harvard PhD student in Film and Visual Studies and author of Surface Tensions: Searching for Sacred Connections in a Media-saturated World (http://www.nathandroberts.com/)
Free and open to the public. Snacks will be served. Sponsored by the Dudley Arts Fellows
Come watch Steven Spielberg's epic film LINCOLN (2012, 150 minutes). Academy Award, Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis
5:00 PM Wine and cheese reception
5:15 Introductory remarks by James Engell
James Engell is Gurney Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature. He is the author of The Committed Word: Literature and Public Values (1999), a collection of essays that “consider both the political and moral involvement of writers,” including Abraham Lincoln, “with their culture and the preservation and communication of that culture’s best values.” Read more about LINCOLN (Oscars at Dudley Film Series)
Come enjoy a classic and hysterical film on the Dudley big screen, a screen the size of a large wall. Givat Halfon Eina Ona, 1976 (Halfon Hill doesn't answer) is one of the best known and most quoted from movies of the Israeli film archive. Mediterranean catering will be provided for dinner.