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Film Appreciation

Film Appreciation with Shlomo Schwartzberg 

The Film Appreciation program aims to examine all facets of cinema, Jewish and non- Jewish, and explore different issues related to film, such as representation, history and relevance to current issues in society. You will be introduced to various films and filmmakers you may not know and, hopefully, come to view movies in a whole new light. 

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 Foreign Views: Movies From Outside North America 

Wednesdays, Jan 15 -  Feb 05 1:00 - 3:00pm  4 weeks    

 

The late Toronto International Film Festival programmer David Overbey once correctly remarked that movies weren’t a bad way to learn about other countries’ cultures. In that vein, Foreign Views will take a look at movies from outside our own backyard and our Southern neighbour, showcasing movies from France to Taiwan, Brazil to Australia and many points in between. Their filmmakers evince some of the same concerns as those directors we’re most familiar with but often also endeavour to explore cultural and personal issues unique to their countries. It’s a cinematic trip worth taking.

 

 

A Different View: Cinema’s Female Creators 

Wednesdays, Feb 19 15 -  Mar 11 1:00 - 3:00pm  4 weeks   
 

While men have long dominated filmmaking, worldwide, women have sometimes managed to make an impact behind the camera, as producers and directors. A Different View will look at those pioneers, from silent screen filmmaking legend Alice Guy-Blaché to Dorothy Arzner and Ida Lupino in the 30s and 40s through 60’s mavericks like Agnès Varda and Elaine May, up to present day directors like Kathryn Bigelow, Claire Denis and Sofia Coppola. We’ll also look at some female actors, including Marlene Dietrich, Barbara Streisand and Jane Fonda, who, too have had a singular impact on movie making. Not all their films display what has been deemed ‘a female gaze’ but enough do to make them stand out from the pack.

Program Type: Education,
Age range: 18 +
Classes Start: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Classes End: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Day Time # of lessons Spots Available Member Value Fee Regular Fee Code
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Wednesday
November 20 - December 11
1:00 - 3:00pm
1:00 - 3:00pm 4 CA$48.00 CA$60.00 AASSHLOFA19P
Foreign Views: Movies From Outside North America Wednesdays January 15 - February 05 1:00- 3:00pm 1:00- 3:00pm 4 CA$48.00 CA$60.00 AASFIL1WI20P
A Different View: Cinema’s Female Creators Wednesdays February 19 - March 11 1:00- 3:00pm 1:00- 3:00pm 4 CA$48.00 CA$60.00 AASFIL2WI20P


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