CAL Film Series Spring 2016

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CAL Film Series Spring 2016

Cinematographers:  British Academy Honorees

The College of Arts and Letters Film Series puts the craft of cinematography front and center with its Spring 2016 series “Cinematographers:  British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) Award Winners and Nominees.” The free film series screens every Tuesday night from January 19, 2016 to May 3, 2016 at Cline Library Assembly Hall, 7 p.m.

Before each screening, local film experts will contribute an introduction, while series organizers Paul Helford and Paul Donnelly typically lead the post-screening conversation. 

Free parking after 4:30 p.m. is available behind Cline Library in parking lot P13.

(If you will need special accommodations, please contact Disability Resources: DR@nau.edu, Phone: 928-523-8773 or TTY: 928-523-6906. We suggest contacting Disability Resources 48 hours prior to the event as some accommodations may take a reasonable time frame to arrange. Assisted listening systems are also available. ) 

 

Film Series Spring 2016 Schedule

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. at the Cline Library
Admission is free, but donations are welcome!
*A cartoon precedes features of less than 120 minutes in length

“Cinematographers:  British Academy Honorees”

*January 19, 2016:  From Russia with Love

Directed by Terence Young, Cinematographer:  Ted Moore, Starring Sean Connery, Pedro Armendáriz, Lotte Lenya, Robert Shaw; 1963, 115 min, Approved

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*January 26, 2016:  Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Directed by George Roy Hill, Cinematographers:  Conrad Hall, Starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katherine Ross; 1969, 113 min, PG

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February 2, 2016:  McCabe and Mrs. Miller

Directed by Robert Altman, Cinematographer:  Vilmos Zsigmond, Starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, René Auberjonois, Michael Murphy; 1971,120 min, R

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February 9, 2016:  Sleuth

Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Cinematographer:  Oswald Morris, Starring Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine; 1973, 138 min, PG

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February 16, 2016:  The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by John Huston, Cinematographer:  Oswald Morris, Starring Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffery; 1975, 129 min, PG

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February 23, 2016:  Apocalypse Now

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Cinematographer:  Vittorio Storaro, Starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest; 1979, 153 min, R

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March 1, 2016:  All That Jazz

Directed by Bob Fosse, Cinematographer:  Giuseppe Rotunno, Starring Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ann Reinking; 1979, 123 min, R

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*March 8, 2016:  Witness

Directed by Peter Weir, Cinematographer:  John Seale, Starring Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer; 1985, 112 min, R

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* March 22, 2016:  Jesus Christ Superstar

Directed by Norman Jewison, Cinematographer:  Douglas Slocombe, Starring Ted Neely, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman, Barry Dennen; 1973, 108 min, G

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* March 29, 2016:  Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Directed by Robert Zemeckis, Cinematographer:  Dean Cundey, Starring Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Fleischer, Stubby Kaye; 1988, 104 min, G

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April 5, 2016:  The Piano

Directed by Jane Campion, Cinematographer:  Stuart Dryburgh, Starring Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin; 1993, 121 min, R

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* April 12, 2016:  The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Directed by Stephan Elliot, Cinematographer:  Brian J. Breheny, Starring Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Bill Hunter; 1994, 104 min, R

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April 19, 2016:  Romeo + Juliet

Directed by Baz Luhrman, Cinematographer:  Donald McAlpine, Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo; 1996, 120 min, PG-13

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April 26, 2016:  Atonement

Directed by Joe Wright, Cinematographer:  Seamus McGarvey, Starring James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan; 2007, 123 min, R

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*May 3, 2016:  The Grand Budapest Hotel

Directed by Wes Anderson, Cinematographer:  Robert Yeoman, Starring Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Adrien Brody, Bill Murray; 2014, 99 min, R

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From Russia with Love:  Ted Moore shot seven James Bond films and won the BAFTA award as Director of Photography for this, the second Bond film, in which 007 confronts the criminal organization SPECTRE for the first time.
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid:  Conrad Hall won the BAFTA award for this classic film about American Wild West legends Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, featuring the memorable first pairing of screen icons Newman and Redford.
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McCabe and Mrs. Miller:  BAFTA nominee, and legendary cinematographer, Vilmos Zsigmond gloomily but entrancingly renders Robert Altman's Revisionist Western, in which a gambler and a prostitute must fight for the town they run when bounty hunters are sent out after McCabe.
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Sleuth:  Cinematographer Oswald Morris' nomination was one of four for this brilliant who-done-it, featuring stellar performances from Olivier and Caine.
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The Man Who Would Be King:  Morris earned a BAFTA nomination for his filming of Huston's epic tale of two British adventurers who aspire to become kings of a remote part of Afghanistan.
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Apocalypse Now:  Vittorio Storaro stunningly realizes director Coppola's vision of the Vietnam War, read through Conrad's Heart of Darkness, earning one of the nine BAFTA nominations for this spectacular film.
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All That Jazz:  Bob Fosse wrote and directed this autobiographical musical about a director/choreographer/dancer finishing a movie and starting a play. Cinematographer Giuseppe Rotunno won the BAFTA Award for Cinematography.
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Witness:  John Seale (Mad Max:  Fury Road) received his first BAFTA for shooting this film about a detective who must go undercover in Amish country to protect a boy who witnessed a horrific murder.
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Jesus Christ Superstar:  Douglas Slocombe, three-time BAFTA winner, was nominated for this adaption of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera about the last days of Jesus of Nazareth's life in this Easter-week presentation.
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit?:  Dean Cundey was Robert Zemeckis' Director of Photography for the Back to the Future trilogy, and for this live-action/animated hybrid about a toon-hating detective who is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence of charges of murder.
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The Piano:  Stuart Dryburgh was nominated for a BAFTA Award for this tale of a mute woman, her young daughter, and prized piano, sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage with a wealthy landowner.
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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert:  The story of two drag queens and a transsexual traveling across the Australian Outback to perform their unique style of cabaret, meeting interesting characters along the way, beautifully shot by BAFTA nominee Breheny.
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Romeo + Juliet:  Cinematographer Donald McAlpine received a BAFTA nomination for Baz Luhrman's retelling of the Shakespeare classic, updated to a modern setting, but retaining its original language.
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Atonement:  Winner of BAFTA's Best Film Award, cinematographer Seamus McGarvey was nominated for this adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel that begins in the 1930s and follows the results of a false accusation, and the lives affected by it, across several decades.
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The Grand Budapest Hotel:  Frequent Wes Anderson collaborator Robert Yeoman received his first BAFTA nomination for this modern screwball comedy about a legendary concierge and his faithful lobby boy who set out to solve a murder, while on the run from authorities.