uLethbridge Film Series

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Branch: Main Branch
Venue: Main Branch: Theatre Gallery

THE STRAIGHT STORY
(USA & France / David Lynch / 1999)
Hosted by Professor Blake Evernden
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
6:30 – 9 PM
Lethbridge Public Library: Main Branch - Theatre Gallery
Free admission

An old man makes a long journey by lawnmower to mend his relationship with an ill brother.
Winner of the Screen International Award – 1999 European Film Awards

“The faces in this movie are among its treasures. Farnsworth himself has a face like an old wrinkled billfold that he paid good money for and expects to see him out.”
- Roger Ebert (Chicago Sun-Times)
View the trailer





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.

Homepage
http://www.uleth.ca/fine-arts/ulethbridge-film-series