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General Information
Each entry in the Summer 2013 Film Series will include a film showing and lecture/discussion led by Dr. Robert Spiegelman.    
•    All events will be held on Tuesdays from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
•    The location for each event is indicated for that date.
•    Entrance fee per event is $20 for all persons, payable by Cash or Check at the door –
sorry, no Credit Card payments can be accepted!
•    No reservations or registration is required.

Summer 2013 Program
JUNE 4    Cafeteria South Lounge at 113 West 60th Street    
Winter’s Bone

Directed by Debra Granik
Starring Jennifer Lawrence and John Hawkes
Where’s my Dad?   And why’s he gone missing?  (Or is he being hidden?!)

JUNE 11    McMahon Hall Lounge, Room 109 at 155 West 60th Street
The White Ribbon

Directed by Michael Haneke
Nothing ever happens in this village….But it’s happening…(Again?!)

JUNE 18    McMahon Hall Lounge, Room 109 at 155 West 60th Street

Directed by Roman Polanski
Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston
What?! The Water Commissioner just dies… (And during a drought?!)

JUNE 25    McMahon Hall Lounge, Room 109 at 155 West 60th Street
Lone Star

Written and directed by John Sayles
Starring Chris Cooper and Elizabeth Pena
The past is never past?  (Yeah, sure…)

Robert Spiegelman, Ph.D. City University of New York
Spiegelman returns as the ongoing Interlocutor for this Summer’s Film Series and ranks with our most experienced instructors.  A sociologist and filmmaker, he has incorporated film for years as an integral part of all of his courses at Fordham and the City University of New York.  He is an accomplished state-wide public speaker with the New York Council for the Humanities.  He has been teaching an innovative series of Sociology/Film courses at Fordham’s College at 60, teaches a wide array of sociology courses at Fordham College at both Rose Hill and Lincoln Center.  And is proud to be an original member of Fordham’s groundbreaking Excel Program, a pioneer in lifelong learning and adult education. Spiegelman is a screenwriter and creative producer, with several feature film and documentary projects under development.

Possible Guest Speaker and Program Development Consultant:

Jon Goodman, J.D. Vanderbilt University School of Law
Goodman who will act an advisor for the Summer Film Program, is a two-time Emmy Award-winning writer, director, and producer.  He has written, produced, directed or supervised more than 300 hours of programming for broadcast and exhibition in the United States and abroad. His most recent film, Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement, aired on PBS sta¬tions nationwide in 2009–2010.  In addition to writing, producing, and directing, Goodman is the author of The Kennedy Mystique: Creating Camelot (Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Books, 2005); and, since 2006, adjunct professor of the arts at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Film Program.

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