Film Series: Forms of Realism

Film director Claire Denis meets students from the audience
French film director Claire Denis greets audience members before the screening of her film Beau Travail.

Each semester, the Nanovic Institute creates a thematic film series focused on European cinema. Each screening in the series will have a five to ten minute introductory presentation by a filmmaker or scholar. All films are shown in the THX-certified Browning Cinema at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on campus.

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Thursday, September 10 at 7pm
Foreign Body (2014)
Directed by Krzysztof Zanussi
Director Krzysztof Zanussi is scheduled to appear in person
Part of the 2015 Nanovic Forum


Friday, September 25 at 7pm
India's Daughter (2015)
Directed by Leslee Udwin
Director Leslee Udwin is scheduled to appear in person

Tuesday, October 27 at 8pm
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo
Introduced by Alan O'Leary, Associate Professor of Italian, University of Leeds

Thursday, November 5 at 7pm
An Evening with Mario Damolin
Director Mario Damolin is scheduled to appear in person

Thursday, December 10 at 7pm
Red Army (2014)
Directed by Gabe Polsky
Director Gabe Polsky is scheduled to appear in person


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