|February 21, 2007
WHO: Adults 55+
WHAT: Can participate in a free class/film series through the Gavilan College Department of Noncredit Instruction. Humanities 767, "Film Classics" is designed to study the facts, fantasy, history and trivia of classic and modern films. The background and history of each film and its performance will be compared and contrasted. This class is "open entry" meaning that participants do not have to attend all class sessions.
Instructor Grant Richards is a graduate of Gilroy High School and Gavilan College. He earned a B.A. in Liberal Studies at Chico State University, and a B.A. in English from Sacramento State University. He earned an M.A. in English form Sacramento State University. Richards teaches film history and film production at Gavilan College, including Film and Fiction (Engl. 2C), Introduction to the Cinema (Hum 3), American Cinema (Hum 4), and Approaches to Modern Cinema (Hum 10). He is also developing a Film Production major at the college and will be adding several more classes like Screenplay Writing, Foreign Cinema, and numerous Film Production classes.
WHERE and WHEN: All films will be screened at the Morgan Hill Community Playhouse on Wednesday afternoons from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., now through June 6.
HOW: Students may register in class, or may call in advance to (408) 848-4859.
The Spring Film Schedule:
January 31st: Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
February 7th: The African Queen (1951)
February 14th: Singing in the Rain (1952)
February 21st: Roman Holiday (1953)
February 28th: On the Waterfront (1954)
March 7th: Mister Roberts (1955)
March 14th: Friendly Persuasion (1956)
March 21st: North by Northwest (1959)
March 28th: The Graduate (1967)
April 4th: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
April 18th: Annie Hall (1977)
April 25th: The Goodbye Girl (1977)
May 2nd: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
May 9th: On Golden Pond (1981)
May 16th: Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
May 23rd: The Usual Suspects (1995)