Panel Discussion on Representations of Violence in the Cinema

01/29/2013, 6:30pm
Coral Gables, FL
(305) 442-4408
About Event
Panel Discussion on Representations of Violence in the Cinema -- Gables Start: 6:30 pm PANEL DISCUSSION ON REPRESENTATIONS OF VIOLENCE IN THE CINEMA: Coral Gables Art Cinema, Books & Books, and the Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment (CHUE), FIU, will co-sponsor a lively panel discussion on representations of violence in the cinema. Panelists include Phillip Church, Theater Department, FIU; Lucas Leyva, filmmaker and founder of the Borscht Film Festival; Robert Rosenberg, Director, Coral Gables Art Cinema, Barbara Weitz, Director of Film Studies, FIU, and other guests to be announced. The panel will be moderated by Michael Patrick Gillespie, CHUE, FIU. The discussion will consider how violence enhances or detracts from one's viewing experience, the limits, if any, that should be imposed on representations of violence, and the responsibilities of filmmakers who integrate representations of violence into their work. The event is free and open to the public. The panel is being held concurrently with the run of the French film RUST AND BONE, which opens January 11 at the Gables Cinema, and contains scenes of graphic violence
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