Film Discussions

Jonathan Demme (b. 1944)

A Master Builder (2013) in Demme, Shawn and Gregory Take on Ibsen

D.W. Griffith (1875-1948)

Intolerance (1916) in D.W. Griffith’s Intollerance

Ciro Guerra (b. 1981)

Embrace of the Serpent (2015) in Hearts, darkness and another two river voyages

Sherwood Hu (b. 1961)

Prince of the Himalayas (2006) in Hamlet in Tibet

Alejandro Jodorowsky (b. 1929)

Dance of Reality (2013) in Underwhelming “Psycho-Magic”

Marcel L’Herbier (1888-1979)

L’Inhumaine (1924) in Looking for the future without a plot

Shola Lynch (b. 1969)

Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2013) in Free Angela Davis

Joshua Oppenheimer (b. 1974)

The Act of Killing (2012) and The Look of Silence (2014) in Human blood is salty and sweet

Al Reinert (b. 1970)

An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story  (2013) in An Unreal Dream, An Uncommon Man

Alain Resnais (1922-2014)

Hiroshima mon amour (1959) in Love in the Time of Amnesia

Orson Welles (1915-1985)

Citizen Kane (1941) in “Love on my terms …”

Chimes at Midnight (1968) in Chimes at Midnight and Shakespeare, Freud, Machiavelli and Welles: The “Prince Hal Problem”


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