• Virtual International Film Club – True Mothers

    To honor Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage celebrated in May, IEGAP International Film Club selected a Japanese drama “True Mothers”  for our next Film Club discussion. We invite you to watch the movie on Kanopy anytime and then join us for a Zoom discussion next Friday, May 17th at noon.  Watch on Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/12261900 (PUID required) Trailer: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10418630/ Click Zoom to join discussion: Friday, May 17, at noon   True Mothers (朝が来る, Asa ga Kuru, “Morning Comes”) is a 2020 Japanese drama film directed by Naomi Kawase. It is based on a 2015 novel by Mizuki Tsujimura. In June 2020, the Toronto International Film Festival announced that the film would be part of their 2020 festival. It…

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  • Virtual International Film Club

    IEGAP International Film Club will discuss a romantic comedy-drama directed by  Joachim Trier,  “The Worst person in the world” . We invite you to watch the movie on Kanopy anytime and then join us for a virtual discussion on Friday, February 9th, at noon.  Watch on Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/12472622?frontend=kui (PUID required) Trailer: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10370710/   Join Zoom discussion: Friday, February 9, at noon     The Worst Person in the World (Norwegian: Verdens verste menneske) is a 2021 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Joachim Trier, who co-wrote the screenplay with Eskil Vogt. It is the third film in the director’s Oslo trilogy, following Reprise (2006) and Oslo, August 31st (2011).The film premiered in competition at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival to widespread critical acclaim, with Renate Reinsve winning the…

  • Virtual International Film Club

    IEGAP International Film Club will discuss a French comedy-drama film directed by Martin Provost “How to be a good wife”. We invite you to watch the movie on Kanopy anytime and then join us for a virtual discussion on Friday, December 8th, at noon.  For those who will be joining us for a first time, the International Film Club is a series of virtual monthly meetings to discuss films recommended and selected by IEGAP members the film club committee. The films are available and free to all PU employees in Kanopy streaming services. Contact Bernadeta (bwysocka@princeton.edu) if you would like to recommend a movie. Watch on Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/watch/video/13788918 (PUID required) Trailer: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10441958/ Join…

  • Virtual International Film Club: The Hunt

    IEGAP International Film Club will discuss a Danish psychological drama directed by Thomas Vinterberg “The Hunt”. You can watch the movie on Kanopy and join us for a virtual discussion on Friday, November 10. For those who will be joining us for a first time, the International Film Club is a series of virtual monthly meetings to discuss films selected by the film club committee. The films are available and free to all PU employees in Kanopy streaming services. The Hunt (trailer) Watch on Kanopy: https://login.ezproxy.princeton.edu/login?url=https://princeton.kanopy.com/node/10888503 (PUID required) Join Zoom discussion: Friday, November 10 at noon Synopsis: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life…

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  • Virtual International Film Club: Latinos Beyond Reel

    As part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, IEGAP International Film Club will discuss a documentary “Latinos Beyond Reel – Challenging a Media Stereotype”. The film challenges viewers to think critically about the wide-ranging effects of media stereotypes, and to envision alternative representations and models of production more capable of capturing the humanity and diversity of real Latinos. We invite you to watch the movie on Kanopy anytime and then join us for a virtual discussion on Friday, October 13 at noon.  For those who will be joining us for a first time, the International Film Club is a series of virtual monthly meetings to discuss films selected by the film…

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  • Film Club on Campus (in person) – Abrazos: Children of Undocumented Parents

    Film title: “Abrazos: Children of Undocumented Parents” Trailer: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/250153 ABRAZOS tells the transformational journey of a group of U.S. Citizen Children, sons and daughters of undocumented immigrants, who travel from Minnesota to Guatemala to meet their grandparents – and in some instances their siblings – for the first time. There are 4.5 million other U.S. citizen children who, like them, have at least one undocumented parent and are part of mixed-status families, ABRAZOS is the story of 14 of them. To find out more about IEGAP International Film Club go to our website: https://iegap.princeton.edu/film-club/ Lunch will be provided. Bring your own beverage. Where: Carl Fields Center (map)    

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  • Virtual International Film Club: City of God

    In the poverty-stricken favelas of Rio de Janeiro in the 1970s, two young men choose different paths. Rocket (Phellipe Haagensen) is a budding photographer who documents the increasing drug-related violence of his neighborhood. José “Zé” Pequeno (Douglas Silva) is an ambitious drug dealer who uses Rocket and his photos as a way to increase his fame as a turf war erupts with his rival, “Knockout Ned” (Leandro Firmino da Hora). The film was shot on location in Rio’s poorest neighborhoods. City of God (Portuguese: Cidade de Deus) was released in Brazil in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. Bráulio Mantovani adapted the story from the 1997 novel of the same name written by Paulo Lins, but the plot…

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  • Virtual International Film Club: In the mood for love

    Zoom info Film title: In the Mood for Love  Trailer: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/219420 Watch at Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/219420  (PUID required)     Synopsis: Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-wan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) and Su Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) move into neighboring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are formal and polite, until a discovery about their spouses creates an intimate bond between them. At once delicately mannered and visually extravagant, Wong Kar-wai’s IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE is a masterful evocation of romantic longing and fleeting moments. With its aching musical soundtrack and exquisitely abstract cinematography by Christopher Doyle and Mark Lee Ping-bin, this film has been a major stylistic influence on the…

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  • Virtual International Film Club: Bicycle Thieves

    Hello IEGAP friends, For our next Film Club discussion we selected an Italian classic, “Bicycle Thieves”, directed by Vittorio De Sica. We hope you will enjoy watching it and will join us for a discussion on Friday, May 20, at noon. We are looking forward to seeing you on Zoom! Film title: BICYCLE THIEVES Join a discussion on Zoom Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ax6eL_Rfv9g Available at Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/219410 (PUID required) Synopsis: Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award–winning BICYCLE THIEVES, directed by Vittorio De Sica, defined an era in cinema. In poverty-stricken postwar Rome, a man is on his first day of a new job that offers…

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  • Virtual International Film Club: Boy

    Next movie for our Virtual International Film Club will be a comedy-drama from New Zealand “Boy”.  We hope you will enjoy the move and join us for a Zoom discussion this Friday. Film title: Boy   Trailer: https://youtu.be/ESD3mlgpSwM Available at Kanopy: https://princeton.kanopy.com/video/boy (PUID required) Synopsis: Out of nowhere, Boy’s Dad (Waititi) rolls up in a vintage car with his “gang”, and turns Boy’s life upside down. There are treasure hunts, fistfights, and falling-outs, as Boy grapples to learn why his Dad left the family so long ago. Waititi adopts a fanciful deadpan tone that’s part Wes Anderson and part Flight of the Conchords, complete with child-like animations and hilarious re-enactments…