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OLLI Film Club   

Screen a different movie each month via streaming service or DVD. Curated from the best of classic Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1960s, they represent a variety of genres. Gather on Zoom to learn more about the stars and engage in an interesting discussion led by one of the coordinators. Break down the plot, examine character interactions and uncover fun facts. Your active participation is invited in this entertaining monthly gathering!

September 20: North by Northwest (1959) Thriller. One of Hitchcock’s best. Can debonair Cary Grant escape being chased by a beautiful blonde (Eva Marie Saint), a ruthless spy (James Mason) and a menacing crop duster?

October 18: Adam’s Rib (1949) Comedy. Husband and wife lawyers face off in a murder trial that becomes a spirited battle of the sexes, at home and in the courtroom. Stars Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy bring their lively repartee to the story.

November 15: The Third Man (1949) Film Noir. Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles star in this atmospheric tale of intrigue and betrayal, set against the ruins of post-war Vienna.

December 13: A Christmas Carol (1938).  Drama starring Reginald Owen and Gene Lockhart.  While there have been many film adaptations of the immortal Charles Dickens classic, this is considered among the best.  Excellent script and performances.

  • OLLI Film Club
  • This instructor-led course will be delivered remotely. Details will be provided.

    Class dates: Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 13

  • Fee: $35.00
    Dates: 9/20/2023 - 12/13/2023
    Times: 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 4
    Building: Online
    Instructor: Joyce Lasch , Greg Barry , Suzi Godwin
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