Information Meeting: Thursday, 11 November, 11:00 a.m., Museum of Art auditorium
Learn about the Peery Film Fellows program, hear former Peery Fellows speak about their experiences and explain how to apply for the program. Anyone interested in films and social entrepreneurship is encouraged to attend.
The film fellows program selects students to work with recognized social entrepreneurs and make documentary films about their organizations. The program is sponsored by BYU Theatre and Media Arts and the Peery Social Entrepreneurship Program at the Ballard Center.
For more information, see the web site.
Paisan (Roberto Rossellini, 1946, 126 mins), NOON, 238 HRCB; a missing treasure of Italian Film, Paisan tells the story of the liberation of Italy, from Sicily to Florence to the Po Valley—all filmed on location. Six vignettes introduce people in their everyday lives, as they struggle through the desperate circumstances of postwar survival. The story is told in Italian and English; see flyer
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
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
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
Guest speaker: Florian Solzbacher, president and CEO, Blackrock Mircosystems, 11:30 A.M.–1:30 P.M., nonrefundable $12 for WTA of Utah Members or $15 nonmembers, RSVP required by Monday, 28 July
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
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