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Disintegration (Fall 2016)

SON OF SAUL (Hungary)
Introduction by William Donahue, John J. Cavanaugh, CSC Professor of the Humanities and Chair of the Department of German and Russian Languages and Literature

AFFERIM! (Well Done!) ( Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France)
Introduction by Anthony Monta, associate director of the Nanovic Insitute for European Studies.

THE INNOCENTS (France/Poland)
Introduction by Alicja Kusiak-Brownstein (University of Michigan)

HAND HELD (Romania) 
Introduced by ND alumnus Mike Carroll '68, photojournalist and film subject.
Read the Notre Dame Magazine article "Traveling Mercies" by Mike Carroll

FROM US TO ME (East Germany)
Introduction Ellin Hare, film director

Best of Recent European Cinema (Spring 2016)

Salt of the Earth (2014)
Directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Salgado
Introduced by Juliano Salgado

Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)
Directed by Kent Jones
Introduced by Professor Susan Ohmer

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (2015)
Directed by Stig Bjorkman

Die abhandene Welt (The Misplaced World) (2015)
Introduced by the director, Margarethe von Trotta

Forms of Realism (Fall 2015)

India's Daughter (2015)
Introduced by Director Leslee Udwin

The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Introduced by Alan O'Leary, Associate Professor of Italian, University of Leeds

An Evening with Mario Damolin
Tightrope Walk: Remembering Eugenia Ginzburg
Journey into Schizophrenia: Latvia 1944 - Germany 2004

Introduced by Director Mario Damolin

Red Army (2014)
Introduced by Director Gabe Polsky

Contemporary European Cinema (Spring 2015)

Walking the Camino (2013)
Introduction by Anthony Monta, Associate Director of the Nanovic Institute

Force Majeure (2014)
Introduced by Johannes Göransson, Assistant Professor of English, University of Notre Dame

Ida (2013)
Introduced by Alicja Kusiak-Brownstein, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History, University of Notre Dame

Calvary (2014)
Introduced by BrÍona Nic Dhiarmada, Thomas J. and Kathleen M. O’Donnell Professor of Irish Language and Literature and Concurrent Professor of Film, Television, and Theatre
Fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

The Great War on Film (Fall 2014)

Paths of Glory (1957)
Introduction by Olivier Morel

A Farewell to Arms (1932) 
Introduction by Anthony Monta, Associate Director of the Nanovic Institute

The Great War (La grande guerra) (1959)
Introduced by John Welle

A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Introduced by Alison Rice

Joyeux Noël (2005) 
Introduction by Anthony Monta, Associate Director of the Nanovic Institute

The Best in Recent European Cinema (Spring 2014)

The Selfish Giant (UK 2013)
Introduction by Anthony Monta, Associate Director of the Nanovic Institute

The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012)

Bastards (France 2013)

Pour Une Femme / For A Woman (France 2013)
Introduction by Director Diane Kurys

Young and Broke in Europe (Fall 2013)

The Angels' Share (UK 2012)
Introduction by Anthony Monta, Associate Director of the Nanovic Institute

Elena (Russia 2011)
Introduction by Semion Lyandres, Professor of History, Fellow of Kellogg and Nanovic Institutes; Co-Director of the Program in Russian and East European Studies

Sister (France/Switzerland 2012)
Introduced by Olivier Morel, Assistant Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures and Associate Director of Ph.D. in Literature at the University of Notre Dame.

Oh Boy (Germany 2012)
Introduction by Director Jan Ole Gerster

Contemporary European Cinema (Spring 2013)

The Turin Horse (Hungary 2012)
Introduced by Thomas Elsaesser, international film historian and Professor of Film and Television at the University of Amsterdam.

Barbara (Germany 2012)
Introduced by Virginia Wright Wexman, Professor Emerita of English and Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Hannah Arendt (Germany 2012)
Introduced by Barbara Sukowa, lead actress in Hannah Arendt.

Rust and Bone (France/Belgium 2012)
Leslie Walker, Chair of the World Languages Studies Department, Indiana University South Bend.

A Burning Hot Summer (France/Italy/Switzerland 2012)
Introduced by Edward Dimendberg, Professor of Film & Media Studies, Visual Studies, and German at the University of California at Irvine.

Power & Fragility (Fall 2012)

Coriolanus (UK 2011)
Introduced by Grant Mudge, Ryan Producing Artistic Director of the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival.

Habemus Papam (Italy 2012)
Introduced by Anthony Monta, Nanovic Institute

My Perestroika (USA, UK, Russia 2010)
Introduced by Director Robin Hessman

Beau Travail (France 1999)
Introduced by Director Claire Denis 

Contemporary European Cinema (Spring 2012)

Le Quattro Volte / The Four Times (Italy 2010)
Introduced by John Welle, Professor of Italian and Film, Television, and Theatre.

Le Havre (Germany 2011)
Introduced by Mikolaj Kunicki, Assistant Professor of History and Faculty Fellow of the Nanovic Institute

Melancholia (Denmark 2011)
Introduced by Sabrina Ferri, Assistant Professor of Italian and an expert on catastrophes and ruins in visual culture.

Das Blaue vom Himmel / Promising the Moon (Germany 2011)
Introduced by Director Hans Steinbichler

Pina (Germany 2011)
Introduced by Kevin Dreyer, Associate Professor of Film, Television, and Theatre

Europe Beyond Borders (Fall 2011)

The Way (2010)
Introduced by Director Emilio Estevez and Actor Martin Sheen.

The Battle of Algiers (Algeria/Italy 1966)
Introduced by Alison Rice and Olivier Morel from the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) with a post-film panel discussion including Catherine Perry (RLL) and Daniel Lindley (Political Science).

East is East (UK 1999)
West is West (UK 2010)
Introduced by the producer, Leslee Udwin

Four Lions (2010)
Introduced by Director Christopher Morris

In a Better World (Denmark/France 2010)
After the Wedding (Denmark 2006)
Introduction by Ted Baron, Senior Associate Director of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Best of Recent European Film (2010-11)

Micmacs (France 2009)
Introduced by Aaron Han Joon Magnan-Park, Assistant Professor of Film, Television, and Theatre, University of Notre Dame.

Paris (France 2008)
Introduced by Professor Jean Fallon from Hollins University

Séraphine (France/Belgium 2008)
Introduced by Vittorio Hösle, Paul Kimball Chair of Arts and Letters and Director of the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Notre Dame.

The Man from London (Hungary 2010)
Introduced by Ted Barron, Senior Associate Director, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Katyn (Poland 2007)
Introduced by Mikolaj Kunicki, assistant professor of history and Nanovic Institute Faculty Fellow.

The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus (UK 2010)
Introduced by Professor Donald Crafton, Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, University of Notre Dame.

The Brothers Karamazov (Czech Republic 2008)
Introduced by Director Petr Zelenka

European Shakespeare (2009-10)

Cosponsored by Shakesepare at Notre Dame

Chimes at Midnight ( France | Spain | Switzerland 1965)
Film introduced by Samuel Crowl, the Trustee Professor of English Literature, Ohio University, author of Shakespeare at the Cineplex and Shakespeare Observed: Studies in Performance on Stage and Screen.

Korol Lir / King Lear (Soviet Union 1971)
Introduced by Barbara Hodgdon, Professor of English, University of Michigan, Distinguished Professor Emerita at Drake University. Guest editor for a special issue of Shakespeare Quarterly (2002) on Shakespeare films.

To be or Not to Be (1942)
Introduced by Douglas Lanier, Professor of English and Director of the London Program at the University of New Hampshire. 

Otello ( Netherlands | Italy | USA 1986) 
Introduced by Philip Gossett, Robert W. Reneker Distinguished Service Professor of Music, University of Chicago.

Prospero's Books ( UK | Netherlands | France | Italy | Japan 1991)

Hamlet Goes Business (Finland 1987)
Introduced by Jill Godmilow, Professor in the Film, Television, and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame.

Hamlet (1920)
Introduced by Judith Buchanan, Senior Lecturer at the University of York Department of English and Related Literature.

Contemporary European Animation (2008-09)

Oscar Nominated Short Animated Films from Europe
Including: I met the Walrus, Madame Tutli-Putli, Meme Les Pigeons vont au Paradis, Moya Lyubov, and Peter & the Wolf
Introduced by Professor Donald Crafton

Banquet of Oddities: Films of the Brothers Quay
Including: Street of Crocodiles; Stille Nacht I; Stille Nacht II; Stille Nacht III; Still Nacht IV; The Comb; and Rehearsal of Extinct Anatomies.
Introduced by James Fiumara, University of Pennsylvania.

Alice (Czechoslovakia | Switzerland | UK | West Germany 1988)
Introduced by Malynne Sternstein, Assistant Professor of Slavic Literatures and Germanic Studies at the University of Chicago

The Films of Yuri Norstein: An Animator’s Journey
Introduced by Clare Kitson, author and former animation commissioning editor at UK Channel 4

The Animated Films of Abi Feijó
Introduced by Director Abi Feijó

The Animated Films of Georges Schwizgebel: From Glass to Celluloid
Introduced by Director Georges Schwizgebel

Aardman Animations: A Brief History
Featuring the newest Wallace & Gromit film A Matter of Loaf and Death (UK 2008)
Introduced by Director/Animator Merlin Crossingham

Humor in Recent European Film (2007-08)

Seres Queridos / Only Human (Spain 2004)
Introduced by Samuel Amago, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Faculty Fellow, Nanovic Institute for European Studies

Directøren for det hele / Boss of It All (Denmark 2006) 
Introduced by Professor Christine Becker from the Department of Film, Theatre, and Television.

Karaula / The Border Post (UK | Serbia and Montenegro | Croatia 2006) 
Introduced by the director, Rajko Grlic.

A fost sau n-a fost? / 12:08 Bucharest (Romania 2006) 
Introduced by Professor Liviu Nicolaescu, Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame, who lived under the Ceausescu dictatorship.

Im Juli / In July (Germany 2000) 

Tha to metaniossis / Think it Over (Greece 2002) 
Introduced by Nanovic Faculty Fellow Vassiliki Tsitsopoulou from the Kaneb Center.

Persepolis (France 2007)

Mrs. Ratcliffe’s Revolution (UK 2007) 
Introduced by Producer Leslee Udwin

Bride and Prejudice (UK 2004) 

Terrorism: Perspectives from European Cinema (2006-07)

Danton (France 1983) 
Introduced by Professor Julia Douthwaite, Romance Languages & Literatures.

The Rider Named Death / Vsadnik po imeni smert (Russia 2004) 
Introduced by Elena Monastireva-Ansdell, visiting assistant professor of Russian, Bowdoin College.

Good Morning, Night / Buongiorno, notte (Italy 2004) 
Introduced by Giancarlo Lombardi, associate professor of Italian, CUNY.

Some Mother’s Son (Ireland 1996) 
Introduced by Sean O’Brien, assistant professional specialist, Keough Institute.

Heaven (Germany 2001) 

Yoyes (Spain 2000) 
Introduced by film director Iker Ganuza.

Omiros / Hostage (Greece 2004) 

The Battle of Algiers (Algeria/Italy 1966) 
Introduced by Alison Rice, assistant professor of Romance Languages & Literatures.

Diaspora: Integration and Fragmentation (2005-06)

Gegen die Wand/Head On (Germany 2004) 
Introduced Professor Sam Amago, Romance Languages & Literatures

Hop (Belgium 2002)
Introduced by Professor Anthony Messina, Political Science

Habla con ella/Talk to Her (Spain 2002) 
Introduced Professor Sam Amago, Romance Languages & Literatures

Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran/Monsieur Ibrahim (France 2003) 

Stupeur et tremblements/Fear and Trembling (France 2003) 
Introduced by Professor Frédérique Chevillot, University of Denver.

Flores de otro mundo/Flowers from Another World (Spain 1999) 
Introduced by Isabella Santaolalla, Roehampton University, UK.

Ae Fond Kiss/A Fond Kiss (England 2004) 

Quando sei nato non puoi più nasconderti/Once You’re Born You Can No Longer Hide (Italy 2005) 
Introduced by Áine O’Healy, Loyola Marymount University.

Exils / Exiles (France 2004)
Introduced by Alison Rice, Romance Languages & Literatures.