More Masterpieces of Nordic Cinema Workshop

Thu, through Nov 17, 7 pm
Nordia House Metzger (Seattle)
This is an in-person event
$100 - $150
Film production in the Nordic region has historically drawn from diverse cultural sources, each of which has left its unique mark on this transnational art form. This workshop will provide an introduction to the origins and development of Scandinavian film covering the past 100 years. The focus will be to acquaint participants with the traditions, directors, themes and narrative styles of this broad and rich subject.
Our course will be conducted as a series of informal workshop sessions in which we learn about, savor and discuss the works below:
September 22
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928); Carl Theodor Dreyer, director.
September 29
The Swedenhielms (1935); Gustaf Molander, director. Swedish.
October 6
Miss Julie (1951); Alf Sjöberg, director. Swedish.
October 13
Summer with Monika (1953); Ingmar Bergman, director. Swedish.
October 20
Nine Lives (1957); Arne Skouen, director. Norwegian.
October 27
Drifting Clouds (1994); Aki Kaurismäki, director, Finnish.
November 3
Headhunters (2011); Morten Tyldum, director. Norwegian.
November 10
Force Majeure (2014); Ruben Östlund, director.
November 17
Sami Blood (2016); Amanda Kernell, director. Swedish.
About the Instructor:
Thomas Birnie holds a Ph.D. in German Literature, with a doctoral minor in Scandinavian Studies, from the University of Washington. He has taught Scandinavian subjects at Portland State University since 1990 and is actively engaged in Nordic events locally.
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