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FILM@JCSM: Found in Translation
October 29, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 3, 2015
FILM@JCSM stands for “Fostering Interdisciplinary Learning through Movies.” The 2015 fall semester selections are programmed in conjunction with Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige’s Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido. Participants in the OLLI course, “The Floating World: Japanese Art at JCSM,” are also encouraged to attend these film screenings. This project is co-sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Foundation, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Introduced by Ryan Cook, Department of Film and Media Studies, Emory University
A picaresque film based on the Shank’s Mare comic novel that follows the same path as the woodcuts.
NOVEMBER 12: Lost in Translation (2003) R
Drama | 101 min.
Introduced by Chris Keirstead, Department of English, Auburn University
An aging movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.
In this Akira Kurosawa adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a war-hardened general, urged by his aspirant wife works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider’s Web Castle.