CLASSIC FACES, CLASSIC ROLES
DESCRIPTION: We didn’t need dialogue. We had faces - Norma Desmond, Sunset Boulevard. Billy Wilder could not have been more on the money when he put those words into Gloria Swanson’s mouth. Yes, the great stars of international cinema had faces, and talent to match. Join Shelly Isaacs to see six of the greatest stars in award-winning roles that brought them to world attention, or confirmed their status in cinema history.
- Pepe le Moko - Jean Gabin - 1937
- Rome, Open City - Anna Magnani - 1945
- Casque D’or - Simone Signoret - 1952
- Z - Yves Montand - 1969
- Autumn Sonata - Ingrid Bergman/Liv Ullman - 1978
- Towards Evening - Marcello Mastroianni - 1990
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Shelly isaacs is known for his Cafe Cinematheque and Senses of Cinema programs available in theatres throughout South Florida. He has enjoyed a career as a creative director/writer in advertising, spanning over 30 years, with an emphasis on film, TV and radio production. Shelly holds an MA in Media Ecology Studies from New York University, where he served as an Adjunct Professor in graduate-level Cultural Studies. Presently, he teaches foreign-language film appreciation in the Life Long Learning Society (LLS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) – Boca Raton. Since 2004, he has been the curator and host for the International Film Series at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. In 2009, Shelly launched Cinematheque at Sea, offering audiences who appreciate foreign-language film an opportunity to experience his program of specially- selected films while on a luxury cruise.
|7:00 pm – 9:30
Mondays, January 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4
Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
$51 member / $81 non-member