Spring 2015

INNOCENT VOICES, dir. Mandoki, 2004, Mexico Wednesday, April 29, 6:30pm, CLO 110 Presented by PUC Spanish Instructor, Tom Roach https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6xwPYpdeAk “The film chronicles the civil war in El Salvador in the 1980s from the perspective of Chava, an 11-year-old boy…a year away from being drafted into the army. Chava must either join his corrupt government’s army […]

Club Cinema, presented by the French Club at PUC

MODERN LIFE (La Vie Moderne) Raymond Depardon, France, 2008 Tuesday, December 2, 6:30pm, CLO110 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV1AeQ0XVLY “This poised and poignant latest from filmmaker Raymond Depardon is the (possible) final chapter in a trio of documentaries about the demise of tradition in the French countryside. Not the sexiest of topics, for sure, but one which draws fascinating […]

Club Cinema, presented by PUC’s Spanish Club

BROTHER Marcel Rasquin, Venezuela, 2010 Thursday, October 30, 6:30pm, CLO110 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l70NM4Uk3rU  “The heartfelt first feature from the Venezuelan filmmaker Marcel Rasquin, follows two soccer-playing boys whose striking talents offer escape from the slums of Caracas… this confident movie, alternately volatile and tender, coats its clichés in winningly natural performances and Enrique Aular’s kinetic photography. Game […]

Four From ’14

THE MISSING PICTURE Rithy Panh, Cambodia, 2014 Wednesday, September 24, 6:30pm, CLO110 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k71OoT7wlY0 “Part memoir and part documentary, the Oscar-nominated “The Missing Picture” engages with the past, not by confronting it, but by backing away. In doing so, it presents a view of history that is as devastatingly personal as it is profound. In 1975, […]

April IFS: Trips

The Trip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xxq-I_e_KXg Wednesday, April 2nd, 6:30 pm, CLO 110 “Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are English comedians with distinctly different styles. In ‘The Trip,’ they play themselves, brought together under a fictional premise: Steve is doing an article on the cuisine of Northern England and brings Rob along on the trip. So it’s two […]