2014 Spring Film Series at the Cupertino Library

Cupertino Library FoundationThe Cupertino Library Foundation is a proud sponsor of the 2014 Spring Film Series at the Cupertino Library.

There will be cinematic thrills and chills, laughter and tears, when the Cupertino Library presents a new series of lectures devoted to some of the greatest films from around the world!

I look forward to Wednesday evenings and Mark’s wonderful series of films and following insightful,, often witty,, comments.and discussions. I hope the series  will be continued by the Foundation. ~ Joan Kaye

In this six-week session, filmmaker and historian Mark Larson will be your guide in a showing of some of the most extraordinary, and often overlooked, motion pictures ever made.

Join us and experience a wide array of films created by a roster of brilliant international filmmakers. An in-depth lecture on the making of the films by Mr. Larson and a spirited group discussion will follow every film.

This series is sponsored by the Cupertino Library Foundation. Space is limited so please register for each film below.

For additional information about the films being shown, please call the Cupertino Library at 408.446.1677 ext. 3310.

 

Greatest Films of All Times Spring 2014 Film Series Cupertino Library Foundation

“The Greatest Films from Around the World!”

“The Greatest Films from Around the World!” is made up of six sessions. Each session is approximately one and a half hours in length and consists of an opening introduction, a feature film or film clips followed by a group discussion.

Interact with Mark Larson

Mark Larson will be contributing blog posts throughout the 2014 Film Series at the Cupertino Library.  Follow the film blog by Mark Larson!

“Want to thank for making this series with Marc Larsen available to the community
My husband and I have been attending the current series and have thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated Marc’s selections, insights and intelligence. We hope that these series will continue in the future. ”

Harriet and Gene Falk

 

 

1. “The General” (1926) Buster Keaton

April 9, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Space is limited to 45 attendees.

Eventbrite - "The General"

 

 

2. “My Neighbor Totoro” (1988) Hayao Miyazaki

April 16, 2014

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Space is limited to 45 attendees.

Eventbrite - "My Neighbor Totoro"

 

 

3. “The Hitchhiker” (1953) Ida Lupino

April 23, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Space is limited to 45 attendees.

Eventbrite - "The Hitchhiker"

 

 

4. “The River” (1951) Jean Renoir

April 30, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Space is limited to 45 attendees.

Eventbrite - "The River"

 

 

5. “Come Drink with Me” (1966) King Hu

May 7, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Note: the next and final class is held on Wednesday, November 13th

Space is limited to 45 attendees.

Eventbrite - "Come Drink with Me"

 

 

 

 

6. “Singin’ in the Rain” (1952) Stanley Donen / Gene Kelly – EVENT CANCELLED

May 14, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Due to a family illness, the final Spring Film Series event is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 
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Interact with Mark Larson

Mark Larson will be contributing blog posts throughout the 2014 Film Series at the Cupertino Library.

Follow the film blog by Mark Larson!

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About Mark Larson

Since 1973, Mark Larson has created works for the stage and film. The stage productions have been presented in regional theaters and alternative arts spaces across the United States. His newest theater work – Six Psalms – will premiere at the Mission Santa Clara in May 2013. His film work encompasses short subjects, live performance feature films and video installations, all of which focus on man’s relationship with the natural world. A recent film, “Front Lawn” was presented at the Vaasa Wildlife Film Festival in 2012. For the past ten years, Mr. Larson has taught film history courses at Santa Clara University and for the SCU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Mr. Larson lectured on the films of D.W. Griffith at Stanford University in 2012 and 2013.

The instructor reserves the right to make changes to the list of films to be shown depending on artistic, instructional and other factors.

For additional information about the films being shown, please call the Cupertino Library at 408.446.1677 ext. 3310.