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Bert!
 
If we can work something out, I can offer a possibility for electronic
exchanges among students.
 
I have the foreign film class, and our students have Internet access.
 
What cours(s) will you offer and what films will your students be discussing?
 
I am willing to explore other options for courses if necessary.
 
At any rate, Mesa Community College is a possibility for this collaboration.
 
By the way, I saw BLEU.  I liked the film very much, but it didn't open in
the Phoenix area, perhaps because of negative reviews and a preview audience
reaction.
 
Obviously, the film doesn't appeal to action-oriented viewers.  Moreover,
I believe viewes need to be able to enjoy the subtle transitions that occur
in woman's behavior.
 
I saw the film at a preview showing, and the man who arranges the viewings
said that BLEU was the first of a trilogy by Kieslowski.  The first, he said,
represented "freedom" (i. e., the color).
 
Presumably (I can't recall the woman's name--I shall call her Veronique),
Veronique retreats from all commitments to escape any emotional and social
ties.  She views the beating of a man in the alley, but does nothing to
help.
 
As a grief reaction, I believe her actions are logically motivated, as is the
subsequent reversal to accept responsibility for the music.
 
By the way, I am fascinated by music in his films.  I understand that neither
BLUE nor VERONIQUE soundtracks are available.  Do you know?
 
 
I look forward to hearing from you.
 
Cheers!
 
Doyle Burke