Titled “Unlikely Love: Longing and Desire in New French Film,” William College French Film Festival presents films that examine the roles of love and affection, attraction and seduction, gender and sexuality in contemporary France. Associate Professor of French Brian Martin (co-organizer of this series) will give introductions to the films. All films are in French with English subtitles, and are free and open to the public. Images Cinema is located at 50 Spring Street in Williamstown, MA.
Over 3 consecutive Mondays at 7PM, from February 17 to March 3 (2014), the Williams Department of Romance Languages will screen 3 recent films from France at Images Cinema:
February 17 @7PM: Benoît Jacquot’s Farewell My Queen (2012)
February 24 @7PM: Jacques Audiard’s Rust and Bone (2012)
March 3 @7PM: Michael Haneke’s Love
William Chislett and Andrea Aguilar discuss Spain today from their different perspectives. Chislett is a researcher at the Elcano Royal Institute in Madrid and author of several books on Spain, including the most recent, "Spain" (What Everyone Needs to Know®, Oxford University Press). Aguilar is a freelance journalist based in New York, and has been a contributing writer to the Spanish newspaper, El País, since 2003.
Wednesday, March 5 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Griffin Hall, 3
Jonathan Earle worked as a researcher at NBC Olympics in Sochi providing Russian-langauge support and expertise to programs such as The Today Show and NBC's primetime Olympics coverage. Prior to this Jonathan served as a consultant for HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and worked at The Moscow Times, an English-language daily newspaper, as an editor and reporter. He graduated from Williams with a major in Russian in 2009.
Tuesday, March 18 at 4:00pm | Hollander Hall, 241