Stories of Human Predicaments or Personal Sonatas in Film
Ended May 04
May 04
1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Price:  $80
Various aspects of the human condition will be cinematically explored. For example, father and son estrangement, civilians struggling in war torn Italy, returning veterans seeking to resume normal lives, corrupt union bosses affecting dock workers, a cancer patient seeking to understand life, parental neglect and a Royal Princess trying to live a normal life.
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Films to be screened:

The Judge (2014), dir. by Dobkin

Two Women (1960), dir. by De Sica

Best Years of Our Lives (1946), dir. by Wyler

Roman Holiday (1953), dir by Wyler

On The Waterfront (1954), dir. by Kazan

Ikiru (1952), dir. by Kurosawa

Autumn Sonata (1978), dir. by Bergman

  Note: Some films will have subtitles.

While a student at the Universite de Poitiers, DON WATSON discovered the French fascination with American Westerns. He also learned to appreciate the New Wave Cinema. He retired from teaching French and Latin at Hanover High School while he still had a sense of humor. In 1991, he started the Sister City Exchange program between Hanover and Joigny, France. He has an M.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.L.S. from SUNY-Albany.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Dartmouth requires an annual membership to participate in courses. Membership fees are $70 (expiring June 30, 2018) or $105 (expiring June 30, 2019).


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