Shakespeare on Film – starts September 28!

27 September 2011

In conjunction with the upcoming Theatre Department production of THE TEMPEST, the Cinema at the Weitz will offer a series of films of the Bard’s work.  Starting Wednesday, September 28th with Julie Taymor’s adaptation of TITUS,  these films are free and open to the public.  Each film will be introduced by Assistant Professor of English Pierre Hecker, who developed the series for his Fall term class on Shakespeare on Film.

The full schedule (all screenings at 7:00p.m.):

Sept 28:  TITUS (dir. Julie Taymor, 1999)

Oct 5:  MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (dir Kenneth Branagh, 1993)

Oct 12:  PROSPERO’S BOOKS (dir. Peter Greenaway, 1991)

Oct 19:  SHAKESPEARE BEHIND BARS (dir. Hank Rogerson, 1985)

Oct 26:  THE TEMPEST (dir. Julie Taymor, 2010)

Nov 2:  KING LEAR (Trevor Nunn, 2008)

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