January 18-21, 2013
Offered in conjunction with the Whitehead International Film Festival
Dr. Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki
Film Professor Dr. Margrit Fröelich
The class fulfills several purposes:
- to increase our ability to understand the artistic merits in film;
- to explore ways of utilizing films to probe issues of faith;
- to serve as a jury for the Whitehead International Film Festival, deciding which of the eleven feature films best meets the criteria of “Celebrating Films that Promote the Common Good.”
Faith & film class -
$250 for P&F members/$300 for non-members:
includes class, opening night reception, full film pass, 2 dinners.
12th Annual Whitehead International Film Festival
“Celebrating Films that Promote the Common Good”
Class & Film Schedule
Friday, January 18, 2013
10:00 Orientation to class and private screening of The Sound of Noise (Sweden). Butler 201.
12:00 Break for lunch. Lunch on your own.
1:30 Discussion of The Sound of Noise.
2:30 How can we use film in churches?
3:00 Class break.
3:20 Meet with Prof. Margrit Fröelich, Director of Studies at the Protestant Academy Arnoldshain/City Academy, Franfurt, Germany, currently a visiting professor at the University of San Diego, California. She is an expert on film, with a particular interest in how money is portrayed in film.
5:00 Class ends. Supper on your own.
6:45 Champagne Reception; brief talk on Whitehead winners. Meet film-makers Renée George and G. Melissa Graziano, film professor Dr. Margrit Frölich, and WIFF Director, Dr. Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki in the Haddon Conference Center, CST. (Class attendees, pass holders only)
7:30 Screening of opening films: short film, The Little Cloud, and feature film, Dearest (Japan)
Saturday January 19, 2013
9:00 Class discussion of Dearest. Butler Building, Haddon Hall 1st floor.
10:00 Screening of short film, Flamingo Pride, followed by feature film, Almanya (Germany/Turkey).
12:00 Break for lunch. Class on their own for lunch.
1:00 Discussion of Almanya.
2:00 Screening of short film, MacPherson, followed by feature film, Monsieur Lazhar (Canada).
4:00 Discussion of M. Lazhar.
5:00 Class break. Supper on your own.
7:00 Screening of short film Ernest (45), followed by feature film, Facing Mirrors (Iran).
Sunday, January 20, 2013
1:00 Screening of short film Remen, followed by feature film, Your Beauty is Worth Nothing (Austria).
3:00 Screening of short film Songs My Mother Never Taught Me, followed by feature film, Found Memories (Brazil).
5:00 Discussion of afternoon feature films, Your Beauty is Worth Nothing and Found Memories: light supper served.
7:00 Screening of short film, Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder, followed by feature film, The Coming of Age (Austria).
Monday, January 21, 2013
9:00 Class discussion of Sunday evening film, The Coming of Age.
10:00 Screening of short film, Banquet of the Concubine, followed by feature film, The Sandman (Switzerland).
1:00 Discussion of The Sandman.
2:00 Screening of short film, Black Soul, followed by feature film, Chinese Take-Away (Argentina).
4:00 Dinner meeting, discussion of Chinese Take-Away and determination of which film receives the Whitehead Award.
7:00 Screening of short film, The Little Cloud, followed by The Sound of Noise (Sweden)
9:00 Announcement of Whitehead Award.
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