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World Cinema Series ~ Celebrating Shakespeare

David Turshyan, Librarian, International Languages Department,
World Cinema Series ~ Celebrating Shakespeare
World Cinema Series ~ Celebrating Shakespeare

Here is a riddle from Shakespeare: “The more I give to thee, the more I have.” Who speaks these words and what do they mean? Shakespeare’s plays, more than any other author’s works in world literature, have been adapted on screen since the birth of cinema. Please join us for the screenings of the following films:

~ A Midsummer Night’s Dream - directed by Michael Hoffman
   Jan. 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. | Central Library - Meeting Room A  

~ As You Like It - directed by Kenneth Branagh
   Feb. 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ­| Central Library - Meeting Room A 

~ Romeo and Juliet - directed by Franco Zeffirelli
   March 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ­| Central Library - Meeting Room A

The mini trailer below offers a scene glimpse into each film, as well as a hint to Shakespeare’s riddle.


 

 

 

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