Fall 2019 Episode 14: Political Horror and The Legacy of Bruce Lee

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This week Marc Yamada and Chip Oscarson are joined by Greg Stallings (Spanish and Portuguese) to discuss the last week of films for fall 2019 that combined horror, anime, and films by/about the legendary Bruce Lee. They also reflect back on the semester and their favorite films.

01:06 The Orphanage (J.A. Bayona, Spanish, 2007)
09:30 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Mamoru Hosoda, Japanese, 2006)
17:47 Enter the Dragon (Robert Clouse, English/Cantonese, 1972) and I Am Bruce Lee (Pete McKormack, English, 2012)
28:45 Reflection on semester series
36:23 Favorite films from the semester

Fall 2019 Episode 8: The Eyes of Another

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This week Marc Yamada and Chip Oscarson (IC co-directors) discuss Kurosawa’s noir film High and Low as well as films that each in their own way invite the spectator to consider other perspectives. This episode includes and special discussion of Embrace of the Serpent with Prof. Rex Nielson (Spanish & Portuguese). Here are the time codes for the episode:

01:10 High and Low (Akira Kurosawa, Japanese, 1963)
07:56 The Other Story (Avi Nesher, Hebrew/Arabic, 2018)
11:22 Human Flow (Weiwei Ai, Eng./numerous lang., 2017)
14:41 Embrace of the Serpent (Ciro Guerra, Spanish/German/Various S. American langs., 2015)

29:53 Ash is Purest White (Zhangke Jia, Mandarin, 2018)
32:17 The Lunchbox (Ritesh Batra, Hindi/English, 2013)
35:07 Manta Ray (Phuttiphong Aroonpheng, Thai, 2018)
36:54 Gaza (Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell, Arabic, 2019)