INTERNATIONAL AWARD-WINNING FILMS: THE NEW CLASSICS
DESCRIPTION: This lecture series presents six international films destined to take their place among the finest in world cinema. These internationally acclaimed, award-winning motion pictures deserve no less than to be seen on the “larger than life” silver screen. Each offers compelling screenplays, extraordinary performances and exceptional production values, resulting in moments that will live on long after the lights come up.
- In A Better World – Denmark - 2010
- Live And Become – France/Israel/Belgium - 2005
- Nowhere In Africa – Germany - 2002
- The Twilight Samurai – Japan – 2003
- Tsotsi – Africa - 2005
- Divided We Fall – Czechoslovakia - 2000
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Shelly Isaacs is known for his Cafe Cinematheque and Senses of Cinema programs available in theatres throughout South Florida. He has enjoyed a career as a creative director/writer in advertising, spanning over 30 years, with an emphasis on film, TV and radio production. Shelly holds an MA in Media Ecology Studies from New York University, where he served as an Adjunct Professor in graduate-level Cultural Studies. Presently, he teaches foreign-language film appreciation in the Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) – Boca Raton. Since 2004, he has been the curator and host for the International Film Series at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. In 2009, Shelly launched Cinematheque at Sea, offering audiences who appreciate foreign-language film an opportunity to experience his program of specially- selected films while on a luxury cruise.
|7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Mondays, April 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13
Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
$51 member / $81 non-member