Experience The World Through The Art of Cinema
SUNDAY JULY, 24, 2005, AT 6:30 P.M.
ANTI WAR CINEMA
A Short Film by CATHERINE PIROTTA
Live every minute of your life as if
it were your last.
Catherine Pirotta hails from Lima, Peru and has written and directed four films and received six awards for her services and excellence in filmmaking including nods from the ABC Network, Women In Film and Tribeca.
Her screenplay Adopting Change gained her a “Recognition of Creative Excellence” from the ABC Network and gained critical acclaim in festivals around the world. Her previous project Nobody’s Fault was selected for the top honor at The Peruvian Film Festival in her native Lima.
I came up with the ides of “5
MINUTES” about a year ago. I heard the story of a friend whose
husband was suffering from a terminal illness and was fighting an insurance
company for the right to have an operation which will not save him,
but give him 6 more months to live.
BEYOND THE GLOBAL VILLAGE
A Short Film by HASSAN
(A film without words – 7 min.)
Based on Marshal McLuhan's communication
theories and his memorable book:
THE GLOBAL VILLAGE is a collage and montage of
images that sharply illustrates how electric technology stimulates more
discontinuity and diversity and division and destruction than the old
SUNDAY JULY, 24, 2005, AT 7:00 P.M.
In Russian with English subtitles
Veronica and Boris are blissfully in love, until the eruption of World War II tears them apart. Boris is sent to the front lines…and then communication stops. Meanwhile, Veronica tries to ward off spiritual numbness while Boris' draft-dodging cousin makes increasingly forceful overtures. Winner of the Pa/me d'Orat the 1958 Cannes Film Festival, The Cranes Are Flying is a superbly crafted drama, bolstered by stunning cinematography and impassioned performances.