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February 1, 1999

CANADIAN CINEMA SPRING 1999 FILM SERIES


BALTIMORE, MD - The UMBC Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics presents a film series on Canadian Cinema, in conjunction with a course on the subject taught by Professor Renate Fischetti.


February
1
Mon Oncle Antoine, Claude Jutra, 1971. The coming-of-age story a Canadian boy in a small town. 110 minutes, color, in French with English subtitles.
8
Les Bons Debarras, Francis Mankiewicz, 1979. A film about a complicated mother/daughter relationship. 120 minutes, color, in French with English subtitles.
15
The Decline of the American Empire, Denys Arcand, 1986. A witty and elegant discussion of sex and politics. 100 minutes, color, in French with English subtitles.
22
Jesus of Montreal, Denys Arcand, 1988. A passion play set in modern day Montreal. 118 minutes, color, in French with English subtitles.


March
1
Love and Human Remains, Denys Arcand, 1993. A dark comedy on love in the Nineties. 100 minutes, color, in English.
8
Leolo, Jean-Claude Lauzon, 1992. A comedy about growing up in Montreal. 107 minutes, color, in French with English subtitles.
15
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Ted Kotcheff, 1974. A coming-of-age film set in the Forties.121 minutes, color, in English.
29
Video Drome, David Cronenberg, 1983. Science fiction. 88minutes, color, in English.


April
5
Dead Ringers, David Cronenberg, 1988. A psychological horror about the relationship between identical twins. 115 minutes, color, in English.
12
Naked Lunch, David Cronenberg, 1991. An adaptation of the famed Burroughs novel. 117 minutes, color, in English.
19
I've Heard the Mermaids Singing, Patricia Rozema, 1987. A film about the adventures of Polly, a temp in the art world of Toronto. 81 minutes, color, in English.
26
Speaking Parts, Atom Egoyan, 1989. A film about acting, the media, and relationships. 93 minutes, color, in English.


May
3
The Adjuster, Atom Egoyan, 1991. An examination of power, the family, and pornography. 97 minutes, color, in English.
10
The Sweet Hereafter, Atom Egoyan, 1997. A challenging film on loss, set in a small Canadian town. 110 minutes, color, in English.


All screenings are FREE and begin at 4:30 p.m. in Lecture Hall IV in the Academic IV Building, UMBC.
Public parking is available and the building is wheelchair accessible.
For more information and directions, please call (410) 455-2109.

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Posted by dwinds1 at February 1, 1999 12:00 AM