Classics of World Cinema with Suranjan Ganguly
Former chair and current professor of Cinema Studies at CU, Suranjan Ganguly is the director of the Brakhage Center and creator of the Stan Brakhage Film Series. His publishing, both books and periodicals, covers a wide range of subjects in world cinema and humanities. He is frequently invited to teach and speak in the US and abroad, and his depth of knowledge and insights are matched by his approachable style presenting materials and guiding discussion.
In this series he will present the classics of international cinema with pre-film introductions and post-film discussions.
This landmark Italian neorealist drama became one of the best-known and most widely acclaimed European movies, including a special Academy Award as "most outstanding foreign film" seven years before that Oscar category existed. (Vittorio De Sica, 1948, Italy, 1:29, NR)