Tuesday, January 16, 2018



Film Club Spring Series

La Cinémathèque Film Club: Women Directors 
WHEN: Sundays at 2 PM, March 25, April 22, May 6      
WHERE: SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange (behind train station)
TICKETS: Film Club Membership is $50 for 3 Film Screenings
Film Club Membership: $50


La Cinémathèque Film Club continues this series into the spring. The Women Film Directors series is a chronology of pictures directed by women from around the world. It explores the social, economic and political aspects of each director’s home country and the cinematic language of the female filmmaker. After each screening, there will be a discussion about the different viewpoints of these great directors, their impact on the world of cinema and their impact on the lives of women from various cultures.

MAR 25  |  The Piano (1993) 
directed by Jane Campion, New Zealand

APR 22 | Blackboards (2000)
directed by Samira Makhmalbaf, Iran

MAY 6  |  Fish Tank (2009)
directed by Andrea Arnold, England

Gerard Amsellem
Gerard Amsellem is a French and American citizen. He spent the first 25 years of his life in Paris, France where he studied painting at the University of Paris and earned his Masters Degree in French Literature and Art History. In 1982, Gerard moved to the U.S. and continued to paint and develop his interest in film. His paintings have been exhibited abroad in Paris and locally at GAS Gallery & Studio and at 1978 Maplewood Arts Center. Gerard has been studying film throughout his life. He currently teaches World Film at Livingston High School and has directed several short films. Gerard’s special interests lie in foreign and independent films from all over the world.

Questions about La Cinémathèque Film Club can be directed to Gerard Amsellem at linguavision@gmail.com