Screen Society

Screen/Society--Brazilian Documentary Film Series--NC Premiere of "The Prisoner of the Iron Bars"

Film Screening -- The North Carolina premiere of:

O prisoneiro da grade de ferro (The Prisoner of the Iron Bars)
(Paulo Sacramento, 2004, 123 min, Brazil, Portuguese & Spanish w/ English Subtitles, Color, DVD)

-- Introduced by Aaron J. Lorenz, PhD, Post-Doctoral Associate of Luso-Brazilian Studies.  Q&A to follow!

Screen/Society--Kenan Ethics Film Series--"Lars and the Real Girl"--(USA, 2007)

The fourth and final screening in the 2011 Kenan Ethics Film Series, focusing on "Community."

Lars and the Real Girl
(Craig Gillespie, 2007, 106 min, USA, English & Spanish w/ English Subtitles, Color, DVD)

Written by "Six Feet Under" scribe Nancy Oliver, Lars and the Real Girl is a dramatic comedy about a socially inept man who develops a relationship with a lifelike doll that he orders online. The movie focuses on the impact this has on the lives of his family and their town.