Livingston High School World Film Teacher to Offer New Film Series

January 19, 2014

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Gerard Amsellem, a World Film teacher at Livingston High School, is offering a new film series, via the La Cinematheque Film Club, featuring renowned East European filmmakers. The films will be shown in the Loft at the South Orange Performing Arts Centers, which is located at One SOPAC Way, South Orange. Sessions will be held at 2 p.m., one Sunday a month, from February to June. A cash bar will be available during the sessions. Click here to sign up.

Amsellem, an educator, artist, and filmmaker, will provide introductions and commentary in addition to leading post-screening discussions present the series. Attendees will learn the origins of modern film and have the opportunity to discover and discuss various influential filmmakers, their styles and philosophical messages of their films

The La Cinematheque Film Club East European Series will feature the following films:

  • February 2, When Father Was Away on Business (1985) Emir Kusturica
  • March 2, Blue (1993) Krystof Kieslowsky
  • April 6, White (1994) Krystof Kieslowsky
  • May 11m Red (1994) Krystof Kieslowsky
  • June 8, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2008) Christian Mangiu

Article source:

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


RSS NJ New Jersey

  • Plans for gambling aired around New Jersey August 19, 2014
    Developments about the future of gambling in New Jersey came out of Atlantic City, Trenton and the Meadowlands on Tuesday. — MEADOWLANDS CASINO ... AND MONORAIL Business leaders laid out plans to transform ... […]
  • Showboat gets OK to close Aug 31; track slots eyed August 19, 2014
    Momentum to shift some gambling away from Atlantic City increased Tuesday as a state senator introduced plans for a constitutional amendment that would put slot machines at New Jersey's four horse racing ... […]
  • Taxpayers on hook for $6.5M to Bridgegate law firm August 16, 2014
    New Jersey taxpayers are on the hook for more than $6.5 million to the law firm Gov. Chris Christie hired to represent his office in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. The state attorney ... […]
  • Christie faces mounting suits over public records August 16, 2014
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took into office promising "a new era of accountability and transparency." Yet after he won a second term last year and as he explores a run for president, his administration stands accused of routinely stonewalling even the most basic requests for public records. […]
  • Fire erupts under New Jersey's Pulaski Skyway during rebuilding August 15, 2014
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Work on a project to rebuild New Jersey's crumbling Pulaski Skyway ground to a halt on Friday afternoon when a fire erupted along the supporting base of the elevated roadway that connects Jersey City and Newark, a state transportation official said. The blaze, ignited by sparks from steel-cutting, burned along a wooden barrier that […]
  • New Jersey man removes Islamic group-linked flag August 14, 2014
    GARWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man took down a black flag with Arabic letters he's been flying outside his home for 10 years after complaints arose on Twitter about its association with Islamic militants. […]
  • New Jersey's jobless rate inches down August 14, 2014
    New Jersey's unemployment rate edged down one-tenth of a percent in July to 6.5 percent, but still remains above the national average of 6.2 percent. The report released Thursday by the state Labor Department ... […]
  • New Jersey to hold summit to rescue Atlantic City August 13, 2014
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Wednesday he would convene a bipartisan summit in September to seek ways to rescue Atlantic City from a slump in its mainstay casino business. Atlantic City has struggled with casino closures as neighboring states have lured gamblers away. Revel Casino Hotel said on Tuesday that it would soon shut its doors, making […]
  • Arrest Made in New Jersey Boy's Murder 23 Years Later August 7, 2014
    Michelle Lodzinski Charged With Killing Her 5-Year-Old Son Timothy Wiltsey […]
  • New stats show consumer spending up in New Jersey August 7, 2014
    New Jersey's per-person consumer spending rose nearly 9 percent in the three years following the Great Recession, slightly less than the national average, according to new federal data released Thursday. ... […]