2019 Winter Film Series Announced

In the Trenches

‘In the Trenches’ is an exploration of the central themes of the first World War through film. Each film will include an introduction as well as discussion of the film immediately afterward.

Show time is 10:30 AM.

January 19 – Lawrence of Arabia

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. Featuring Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, and Anthony Quinn.

Theme: Colonialism

 


February 9 – All Quiet on the Western Front

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Featuring Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, and John Wray.

Theme: Culture Shock

 

 


 

March 2 – The Dawn Patrol

British flying aces contend with the harsh realities of war featuring Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, and David Niven.

Theme: The Role of Aerial Warfare

 

 

 


March 23 – The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces. Featuring Cillian Murphy, Pádraic Delaney, and Liam Cunningham.

Theme: Unexpected Consequences

 

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