The Magic of Cinema

Date: 6 weeks, beginning 2 March, 2017

Tom Shoebridge, the lecturer, worked for many years at the National Film Board.  The lectures will include film clips from earlier times. Popcorn will not be served!

The following clips were used to illustrate technique:

The following list of movies, with their file numbers if available in the Almonte Public Library, were suggested by Tom as worth a first or second viewing:

  • Shakespeare in Love  DVD 30
  • Vertigo                54
  • Red Violin            81
  • To Kill a Mockingbird    99
  • The English Patient        hj96
  • Waking Ned Devine        108
  • Shine                34
  • Crying Game            82
  • Hunt for Red October        179
  • Sophie’s Choice            181
  • Princess Bride            F43
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 243
  • The Straight Story        1023
  • Casablanca                6
  • Gone WithThe Wind        23
  • Billy Elliot            296
  • North by Northwest        305
  • Gandhi                356
  • Dr. Zhivago            365
  • Life of David Gale        696
  • Crash (Paul Haggis)        1257
  • Light Between Two Oceans
  • Where to Invade Next
  • Room
  • Broadchurch (season one)
  • Manchester by the Sea