uLethbridge Film Series

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Branch: Main Branch
Venue: Main Branch: Theatre Gallery

(Belgium & France / Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne / 2011) 
Hosted by Dr. Melanie Collado (Dept of Modern Languages)
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
6:30 – 9:00 PM
Lethbridge Public Library: Main Branch - Theatre Gallery
Free admission

Abandoned by his father, an eleven-year-old boy living in a children’s home finds himself at a crossroad between delinquency and the possibility of another beginning when he forms a relationship with the town hairstylist.

Winner of the Grand Prize of the Jury – 2011 Cannes Film Festival
“The directing by the Dardenne brothers…wants to be unnoticed either for virtuosity or clumsiness, yet only virtuosos can attain this ideal.”
            - Stanley Kauffman (New Republic)
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Library Program: uLethbridge Film Series

 What is the uLethbridge Film Series?  
The uLethbridge Film Series is dedicated to showcasing a selection of films that have contributed to our understanding of cinema's achievements, and signal directions for its future. Initiated and sponsored by the Department of New Media, various scholars from the University of Lethbridge will introduce and screen their choices for films that advance the art form. Please join us twice a month as we explore together the parameters of various masterful cinematic accomplishments.

Mission Statement  

The uLethbridge Film Series focuses on new possibilities and creative currents within the cinema, and provides a forum for the public to be exposed to and discuss cinema's historical developments. We aim to provide the Lethbridge community with an opportunity to enhance their appreciation and understanding of cinema as an art form via conversations with informed scholars and aficionados. Therefore, the Series is dedicated to presenting a vibrant glimpse of cinema's future, and agitates for the importance of understanding and appreciating its past.