Film and Philanthropy Discussion Series
You are cordially invited to participate in a Film and Philanthropy discussion series this spring organized in cooperation with the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. The purpose of the series is to:
- Explore the use of film in teaching philanthropic studies
- Expand the global reach of media used in teaching philanthropic studies
- Build a community of interest providing connections within the school and beyond
- Enjoy an afternoon at the movies with colleagues and friends!
The second film showing and discussion will take place on Sunday, March 9, from 2:00-4:30 p.m. in room 2115J in the University Library. Professor Greg Witkowski will introduce the film "The Lives of Others" and doctoral student Barbara Duffy lead a discussion afterward.
Summary: "'The Lives of Others' [2006; Germany; director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck] is a drama set in East Berlin in the mid-1980s. Stasi officer Wiesler is assigned the job of keeping an eye on dramatist Georg Dreyman. By close surveillance of Georg and his life, Wiesler begins to encounter and be affected by new concepts such as art, love and a desire for freedom." (Source: Film Index International)
Upcoming dates and films are as follows:
Sunday, March 9, 2:00-4:30: Lives of Others (2006; Germany)
University Library 2115J
Sunday, April 13, 2:00-4:30: Babette's Feast (1987; Denmark)
University Library 2115E
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We hope you can join us!