International Cinema Schedule

International Cinema Schedule

September 2021

Wednesday September 1

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Marc Yamada Parasite Lecture
250 KMBL

Professor Marc Yamada discusses the complexities of wealth in Asian culture.

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Parasite
250 Spencer W. Kimball Tower (KMBL), Provo, UT 84604

This Palme d’Or winning social thriller has taken the cinema world by storm with its representation of the social strata in South Korean society. The Kim family infiltrates the wealthy Parks’ home by systematically taking each household job until their ruse erupts into shocking violence along class lines.

Korean. 2019. Joon-Ho Bong. 132 min. *

Friday September 3

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Light Year
250 KMBL

In this contemplative documentary, Kristersson uses photography to decenter our anthropocentric view of the world and provide an alternate perspective based on the lives of plants and animals.

Swedish. Documentary. 2008. Mikael Kristersson. 101 min.

9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Hiroshima Mon Amour

Resnais helped define the French New Wave with this experimental anti-war drama based on an affair between a Japanese architect and a French actress. Set in Hiroshima, the film shows a city coming back to life only a few years after a devastating atomic attack.

French/Japanese. 1959. Alain Resnais. 90 min.