Category Archives: Romance

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MONDAY, 02/11/2013 — “BLACK ORPHEUS” (1959) — BRAZILLIAN SERIES

Directed by French director Marcel Camus, this superb retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice Greek legend is set against Rio de Janeiro’s madness during Carnival. This movie earned an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

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MONDAY, 01/28/2013 — “ZABRISKIE POINT” (1970) — MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI SERIES —

Writer-director Michelangelo Antonioni’s vision of late – 1960s America is on full display in this tale that mixes romance and revolution as it explores the love affair between a pot-smoking secretary and a rebel seeking a cause. An Italian filmmaker’s take on American counterculture mythology, this visually stunning film remains an interesting artifact of the times.

*IMPORTANT*: Potluck – 5:45pm; Film – 6:45pm; Discussion after film!