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September 07, 2008

Gavilan College announces Free Film Series for Adults 55+

WHO: Adults 55+

WHAT: Are invited to participate in a free class/film series through the Gavilan College Department of Noncredit Instruction. Humanities 767, "Film Classics" is designed to study the facts, fantasy, history and trivia of classic and modern films. The background and history of each film and its performance will be compared and contrasted. This class is "open entry" meaning that participants do not have to attend all class sessions.

Instructor Grant Richards is a graduate of Gilroy High School and Gavilan College. He earned a B.A. in Liberal Studies at Chico State University, and a B.A. in English from Sacramento State University. He earned an M.A. in English form Sacramento State University. Richards teaches film history and film production at Gavilan College, including Film and Fiction (Engl. 2C), Introduction to the Cinema (Hum 3), American Cinema (Hum 4), and Approaches to Modern Cinema (Hum 10).

WHERE and WHEN: Films will be screened at Morgan Hill Community Playhouse on Wednesday afternoons from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., now through December 5.

HOW: Students may register in class, or may call in advance: (408) 848-4859

Fall Lineup:
September 10th: /His Girl Friday/ (1940—Hawks)
September 17th: /Notorious/ (1946—Hitchcock)
September 24th: /Harvey/ (1950—Koster)
October 1st: /Sunset Blvd./ (1950—Wilder)
October 8th: /Shane/ (1953—Stevens)
October 15th: /Paths of Glory/ (1957—Kubrick)
October 22nd: /Touch of Evil /(1958—Welles)
October 29th: /Breakfast at Tiffany's/ (1961—Edwards)
November 5th: /Network/ (1976—Lumet)
November 12th: /Hoosiers/ (1986—Anspaugh)
November 19th: /L.A. Confidential/ (1997—Hanson)
November 26th: /The Bridges of Madison County/ (1995—Eastwood)
December 3rd: /The Cider House Rules/ (1999—Hallstrom)
December 10th: /Best In Show/ (2000—Guest)
December 17th: /It's a Wonderful Life/ (1946—Capra)


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