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9.8 Long Takes Series

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This week IC Directors are joined by special guest Dewey Walter to talk about our Long Takes series! Learn how to stream here.

 

Show Notes:

01:06 Long Day’s Journey Into Night

11:00 Victoria and 1917

15:18 Other films with great long takes

9.1 Preview of Fall 2020

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Welcome to another semester of “From the Booth” the podcast of BYU’s International Cinema. This week we are giving a preview of the films and series making up our Fall 2020 line up. Host Marc Yamada is joined today by IC’s new co-director Professor Doug Weatherford and IC assistant director Marie-Laure Oscarson to talk about this semester’s films and make some recommendations. Download the semester poster here.

Show Notes

  • :28 Meet new IC co-director Doug Weatherford
  • 2:37 Announcements for Fall Streaming
  • 5:57 Voices of Women in Film
    • 7:39 Fig Tree
    • 7:56 Milk of Sorrow
    • 8:54 Zana
    • 9:17 Papicha
    • 10:13 Adam
    • 10:52 The Second Mother
    • 11:25 Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint
    • 12:07 Becoming Astrid
    • 12:38 Lucky Grandma
  • Recommendations for the Semester
    • 13:35 Latin-American Films & Reconciliation Series (Milk of Sorrow, The Eternal Feminine, Our Mothers, CocoThe Second Mother)
    • 17:49 Long Takes Series
    • 19:18 Caught up in Crime Series
      • 19:42 The Vanishing

Subscribe to the IC Podcast!

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Join the conversation about the films that have shown at BYU’s International Cinema by subscribing to the podcast available through (Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, Android, Stitcher, and Spotify). Every week we provide a preview of films to come as well as invite in experts to talk about the films that have shown. The podcast is a great way to get some background information and insights that will help you to get more out of the films. If a film has been shown at IC in the last couple of years, you can also look on our “Archives” page to find linked podcast episodes. To browse all past episodes, navigate to our podcast homepage.

2.25 Winter 2020, Week 14 in Review (part 3): Tokyo Godfathers

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This week special guests join me to talk about the last week of films at International Cinema from 8-11 April (in 3 parts) including:

Part 3

  • Podcast co-hosts Marc Yamada and Marie-Laure Oscarson discuss with me Tokyo Godfathers a Japanese animated film from 2003, by Satoshi Kon;
  • and lastly, we wrap up with some concluding thoughts about the semester (12:58). Thanks for making Winter 2020 (COVID-19 aside) a memorable semester!

3.25 Winter 2020, Week 14 in Review: Funan, Too Late to Die Young (part 1)

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This week special guests join me to talk about the last week of films at International Cinema from 8-11 April (in 3 parts) including:

Part 1

  • Prof. Dana Bourgerie (Asian and Near Eastern Languages) comes to the podcast to talk about Funan (01:58) an animated film in French from 2018 by Denis Do set in 1975 Cambodia;
  • Regular podcast guest Prof. Doug Weatherford (Spanish) talks with me about the Chilean film Too Late to Die Young (11:35) from 2018 by Dominga Sotomayor Castillo;

Part 2

  • Insect specialist Prof. Riley Nelson (Biology) joins me to talk about the academy award nominated documentary from 2019, Honeyland that explores the close connection between nature and humanity;

Part 3

  • Podcast co-hosts Marc Yamada and Marie-Laure Oscarson discuss with me Tokyo Godfathers a Japanese animated film from 2003, by Satoshi Kon;
  • and lastly, we wrap up with some concluding thoughts about the semester. Thanks for making Winter 2020 (COVID-19 aside) a memorable semester!

3.24 Winter 2020, Week 13 in Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Shadow, Ramen Heads

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This week we talk with special guests about the films streaming from 1-4 April at International Cinema:

  • Shadow (01:10), a highly stylized Mandarin language martial arts or wuxia film from 2019 by director Zhang Yimou. Discussion with Dewey Walter (grad student Comparative Studies);
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople (10:26), an English Language 2016 comedy set in the New Zealand bush by Taika Waititi. Discussion with Marie-Laure Oscarson (IC Assistant Director);
  • And finally, Ramen Heads (19:47) a Japanese language documentary by director Shigeno Koki about the cultural and historical significance of ramen. Discussion with Prof. Scott Miller (former IC director, Japanese Program, Dean of the BYU College of Humanities).

3.23 Winter 2020, Week 14 Preview: Too Late to Die Young, Funan, Tokyo Godfathers, and Honeyland

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This week we preview the last week of films for the Winter 2020 schedule including:

  • Funan (2:02) an animated film in French from 2018 by Denis Do set in 1975 Cambodia;
  • Tokyo Godfathers (4:04) a Japanese animé from 2003, by Satoshi Kon;
  • Too Late to Die Young (8:54) from 2018, the third feature from Chilean filmmaker Dominga Sotomayor Castillo;
  • And lastly the academy award nominated documentary from 2019, Honeyland (12:33) in Macedonian and Turkish by directors Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov about the close connection between nature and humanity, the last in our semester-long series: Anthropocene Cinema.

3.22 Winter 2020, Week 12 in Review part 2: The Exterminating Angel

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This week Chip Oscarson hosts special guests to analyze the films playing at BYU’s IC during the week 25-28 March including:

Part 2:

  • The Exterminating Angel   a surrealist biting social commentary from 1962 by the great Luis Buñuel (with Prof. Greg Stallings from Spanish).

3.22 Winter 2020, Week 12 in Review part 1: Varda by Agnès and Prince Achmed

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This week Chip Oscarson hosts special guests to analyze the films playing at BYU’s IC during the week 25-28 March including:

Part 1:

  • Varda by Agnès (1:20), a documentary by and about the great French filmmaker Agnès Varda (with Prof. Daryl Lee from French and Italian) and;
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed (14:39) from 1926, the oldest surviving feature-length animated film, by avant garde filmmaker Lotte Reiniger (with Prof. Rob McFarland from German and Global Women’s Studies)