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Heiko Recktenwald <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 4 Apr 2003 00:16:34 +0200
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I think it wasnt mentioned yet, but Richard Lesters Bed Sitting Room with
John Lennon, right?


On Tue, 18 Mar 2003, Joshua Hirsch wrote:

> I'm looking for a film that fits ALL the following criteria:
> 1.  An anti-war film, particularly one that represents the effect of war on
> civilians.
> 2.  An art film, meaning non-traditional narrative, stylistic
> experimentation, or preferably both.
> 3.  Available on video.
> Feel free to reply to me directly.
> Why?  I'm teaching an intro film course, and am looking for a film to show
> in class next week to illustrate a reading: David Bordwell, "Art Cinema as a
> Mode of Film Practice."  With war against Iraq imminent, ideally I'd like to
> show something that will promote thinking about the human costs of war.  I
> guess I'm also looking for a way to express my outrage.
> The problem is, I suspect most films on this topic tend to be fairly
> classical in form.  I don't remember Forbidden Games well, but I suspect
> it's  pretty classical.
> Joshua Hirsch
> Lecturer in Film and Electronic Arts
> California State University, Long Beach
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