• 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: Tomorrow

    In celebration of the Earth Day, let’s focus on our planet and watch a documentary “Tomorrow”. As we all know, the world’s climate is changing. Instead of showing the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions. We hope you will enjoy watching it and will join us for a discussion on Friday, April 22, at noon. We are looking forward to seeing you on Friday’s Zoom discussion. Film title: TOMORROW Join a discussion on Zoom Trailer: https://www.imdb.com/video/vi4216501785/?ref_=tt_vi_i_1 Available at Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/1575634 (PUID required) Synopsis: Faced with a sense of powerlessness in the face of growing evidence of a coming mass human extinction, Melanie Laurent…

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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…

  • Virtual International Film Club: Cold Sweat

    Next movie for our Virtual International Film Club will be Iranian film “Cold Sweat”.   We will have a special guest, a post-doctoral fellow, Sheida Dayani from the Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies who selected the movie for us and will be moderating our discussion. Big THNAK YOU to Becky Parnian who helped organize this special session! We hope you will enjoy watching it and will join us for a discussion! Film title: Cold Sweat   Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYTNf6Ivyek Available at Kanopy: https://princeton.kanopy.com/video/cold-sweat  (PUID required)   Synopsis: Afrooz is the captain of the Iranian National Futsal Team, a women’s indoor soccer team. A long-held dream…

  • Virtual International Film Club: The Women’s Balcony

    The Women’s Balcony 1h 40 min | Drama/Comedy | 2016 (Israel, Hebrew) Link to online access: Princeton Kanopy link Trailer:  trailer Synopsis: An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a rift between the men and women in a devout community in Jerusalem in this rousing, good-hearted comedy. Awash with Jerusalem’s distinctive glow, THE WOMEN’S BALCONY is a warm, poignant portrait of a modern

  • IEGAP meeting

    Our first meeting in the fall will take place this Friday, September 17 noon to 1pm, at Lewis Thomas Laboratory (LTL), Room #118. We will spend some time catching up and then discuss the plans for the incoming year. For members attending in person we will offer lunch.

  • Virtual International Film Club: About Elly

    We will be discussing the following film: About Elly Synopsis: With the return of their friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of old college pals (two married couples and a brother and sister, along with three young kids) decide to reunite for a weekend outing by the Caspian Sea. The fun starts right away as they quickly catch on to the plan of lively Sepideh, who has brought along Elly, her daughter’s kindergarten teacher, in hopes of setting her up with recently divorced Ahmad. Winner of the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival and winner of the Best Narrative Feature Award at the Tribeca Film…

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