The Director's Secret: Evoking The Child Within

The Director's Secret: Evoking The Child Within

120 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Educational, Foreign

A special film and lecture program Monday, February 7 at 7pm
Presented by the Denver Film Society and Alliance Francaise

Why do certain French film “classics” endure? Why such success with audiences throughout the world? Join author, critic, and film specialist Carol Altman in her interactive presentation. Enjoy viewing and discussing key sequences from: “Forbidden Games,” “Sugar Cane Alley,” “Good-bye, Children,” and "The 400 Blows,” which will enhance future film-viewing experiences. Delight in the wine, hors-d’oeuvres, and dessert reception that follows.

Carol S. Altman, PhD., is adjunct professor of French and of Liberal Studies at the University of Denver. She was the recipient of a NEH grant for research in the areas of French literature and film and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship for research and program development in the areas of French language and culture. Carol is the author of several published books including the French version of this current translation (Enfance ... inspiration littéraire et cinématographique) and Le Petit Théâtre de Carole et Colette. She is a Master Teacher at Graland Country Day School where she taught from 1981 to 2001.

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