BYU Kennedy Center Upcoming Events Expand your World. en-us Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:21:48 -0600 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:21:48 -0600 26 Jul: International Cinema And Your Love Too (German), Wednesday, 23 July, 7:45 P.M.; Friday, 25 July, and 9:45 P.M.; Saturday, 26 July, 5:45 P.M., see flyer]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:45:00 -0600 26 Jul: International Cinema Ossessione (Italian), Wednesday, 23 July, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 25 July, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 26 July, 3:00 and 7:45 P.M., see flyer]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:45:00 -0600 29 Jul: Neorealism | Post-war Italian Cinema Germany, Year Zero (Roberto Rossellini, 1948, 73 mins), NOON, 238 HRCB; the gut-wrenching story of a twelve-year-old boy’s survival in the ruins of post-war Berlin features documentary footage of Germans standing in food lines, foraging for coal, and occupying bombed-out apartments. Rossellini selected actors from the streets, presented the plot, and allowed them to create their own scripts; see flyer]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0600 31 Jul: Lunch with WTA and Blackrock Microsystems A.M.–1:30 P.M., nonrefundable $12 for WTA of Utah Members or $15 nonmembers, RSVP required by Monday, 28 July]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:30:00 -0600 31 Jul: Neorealism | Post-war Italian Cinema Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio de Sica, 1948, 89 mins), NOON, 238 HRCB; a poor man requires a bicycle in order to get a job. His bicycle is stolen by a band of street urchins, which leads to adventure and desperation on the streets of a Roman suburb. The most well-known neorealist film of all time, Bicycle Thieves made this gritty style of film-making mainstream; see flyer]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0600 2 Aug: International Cinema Barfi! (Hindi): Wednesday, 30 July, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 1 August, 7:45 P.M.; Saturday, 2 August, 5:45 P.M., see flyer]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 17:45:00 -0600 2 Aug: International Cinema The Tree of Life (English), Wednesday, 30 July, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 1 August, 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 2 August, 3:00 and 8:45 P.M., see flyer]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 20:45:00 -0600 5 Aug: Neorealism | Post-war Italian Cinema Stromboli (Roberto Rossellini, 1950, 206 mins), NOON, 257 HRCB; a desperate World War II refugee from northern Europe marries an Italian fisherman to escape a prisoner of war camp. Alienation and frustration ensue as the educated and high-class heroine, played by Ingrid Bergman, suffers an existential crisis. Set against the alien and rugged terrain of the volcanic island Stromboli, the film captures the daily life of local fishermen and an actual volcanic eruption; see flyer]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0600 7 Aug: Neorealism | Post-war Italian Cinema Miracle in Milan (Vittorio de Sica, 1951, 96 mins), NOON, 257 HRCB; this is a fairy-tale story of a magical young man and his spiritual connections that help him and his community out of poverty and into heaven. The Franciscan-like tale ends with a magical scene of the vagabonds of Milan flying to heaven over the gothic cathedral, due to their innocence, optimism and gratitude for the simple life; see flyer]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0600 12 Aug: Neorealism | Post-war Italian Cinema Umberto D. (Vittorio de Sica, 1952, 89 mins), NOON, 3183 JFSB (Education in Zion auditorium); an old, retired public servant is living a simple life in Rome with his dog Flick and a simple housemaid. Times turn tough and Umberto D. is about to be evicted. This heartbreaking tale was seen as impractically sentimental and failed to help the social reality of post war hardships. This film ended the neorealist period of Italian film; see flyer]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0600 18 Sep: Study Abroad Fair A.M.–2:00 P.M., Marigold Quad]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0600 13 Jan: Study Abroad Fair NOON–3:00 P.M., Garden Court, WSC]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0700