Viewing Culture: Exploring Social and Cultural Issues through World Films

Tuesday, May 4 through Tuesday, May 25
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU, Jupiter

In this four-week course examine a selection of four feature films from different countries that highlight interesting social issues of our times, including gender roles, refugee life, political change, and more. Each week participants will be asked to view a different film before joining the group meeting, and provided with a list of thought-provoking questions for their viewings. Film selections for Spring 2021 include: "Where Do We Go Now", by Nadine Labaki (2011, Lebanon); "Phorpa (The Cup)", by Khyentse Norbu (1999, India/Tibet); "The Hundred Foot Journey" by Lasse Hallström (2014, USA/France); and "Offside" by Jafar Panahi (2006, Iran).

All films can be found on Amazon Prime. You will need to watch the movies prior to class. Please let us know if you have issues accessing the films.

Please note that this is a Live Zoom Class and will also be available for OLLI Video On Demand.

Schedule & Tickets

$50/MEMBER; $65/NON-MEMBER

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 @ 10:00am · add to calendar 2021-05-04 10:00:00 2021-05-04 13:00:00 America/New_York Viewing Culture: Exploring Social and Cultural Issues through World Films https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/953771/viewing-culture-exploring-social-and-cultural-issues-through-world-films Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU, Jupiter, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL, 33458
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 10:00am · add to calendar 2021-05-11 10:00:00 2021-05-11 13:00:00 America/New_York Viewing Culture: Exploring Social and Cultural Issues through World Films https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/953771/viewing-culture-exploring-social-and-cultural-issues-through-world-films Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU, Jupiter, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL, 33458
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 @ 10:00am · add to calendar 2021-05-18 10:00:00 2021-05-18 13:00:00 America/New_York Viewing Culture: Exploring Social and Cultural Issues through World Films https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/953771/viewing-culture-exploring-social-and-cultural-issues-through-world-films Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU, Jupiter, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL, 33458
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 @ 10:00am · add to calendar 2021-05-25 10:00:00 2021-05-25 13:00:00 America/New_York Viewing Culture: Exploring Social and Cultural Issues through World Films https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/953771/viewing-culture-exploring-social-and-cultural-issues-through-world-films Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU, Jupiter, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL, 33458

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