The Edinboro Film Series is proud to announce its program for Spring 2013. The series returns Thursday January 31 with 1993 cult-classic “DAZED AND CONFUSED” starring Jason London and Matthew McConaughey and written and directed by Richard Linklater.
Films are selected by a student board and series founder, John C. Lyons, and are shown in the Frank G. Pogue Student Center Scot Cinema in full HD on the campus of Edinboro University (unless otherwise noted). $2 General Admission and free for EUP students, staff, and faculty with I.D.
Edinboro Film Series hopes to announce a big-name guest as this season’s Spotlight Filmmaker in the coming weeks.
DAZED AND CONFUSED (1993) > Thursday, January 31
The adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976. Starring Jason London, Wiley Wiggins and Matthew McConaughey. Rated R. Hosted by Filmmaker and Edinboro film & animation professor, Brad Pattullo.
MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (2011) > Thursday, February 14
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancé’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight. Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Kathy Bates. Written and Directed by Woody Allen. Rated PG-13.
WILD BILL (2011) > Thursday, February 28
Out on parole after 8 years inside Bill returns home to find his now 11 and 15 year old sons abandoned and fending for themselves. Initially unwilling to play Dad, things change when his son Jimmy gets into trouble with Bill’s dangerous old cohorts. Starring Charlie Creed-Miles, Will Poulter and Sammy Williams. Written and directed by Dexter Fletcher. Not Rated.
KLOWN (2010) > Thursday, March 14
In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank ‘kidnaps’ her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper’s debauched weekend canoe trip. Starring Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen. Directed by Mikkel Nørgaard. Rated R.Danish with English subtitles. Hosted by Edinboro communications & media studies professor, Jim Wertz.
THE WOMAN (2011) > Thursday March 28
When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to “civilize” the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy. Rated R. Starring Pollyanna McIntosh, Brandon Gerald Fuller. Directed by Lucky McKee. Hosted by Edinboro University student and author, Zach Owen.
LOCK, STOCK, AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS (1998) > Thursday April 11
Four London working class stiffs pool their money to put one in a high stakes card game, but things go wrong and they end up owing half a million pounds and having one week to come up with the cash. Starring Jason Statham, Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher. Directed by Guy Ritchie. Rated R.
THE 2013 SPIRIT QUEST FILM FESTIVAL > April 12-14
Our 3rd year co-hosting this great festival of short and feature films from across the globe and focusing on the human experience. Films and filmmakers TBA. Hosted by Festival Director Greg Ropp.
YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET (2012) > Thursday April 25
From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d’Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play “Eurydice.” These actors watch a recording of the work performed by a young acting company, La Compagnie de la Colombe. During the screening, Antoine’s friends are so overwhelmed by their memories of the play that they start performing it together, despite no longer being the appropriate age for their various roles. Starring Mathieu Amalric, Pierre Arditi and Sabine Azéma. Directed by Alain Resnais. Not Rated. French with English subtitles.
THE PEOPLE VS. GEORGE LUCAS (2010) > Thursday May 2
An examination of the widespread fan disenchantment with George Lucas. Not Rated. Directed by Alexandre O. Philippe.
ABOUT EDINBORO FILM SERIES – Our intent is to foster an environment that will attract, stimulate, and educate future filmmakers, actors, artists, and the general public; providing a more comprehensive experience showcasing independent films and their filmmakers; giving those in attendance the opportunity to ask questions and meet the artists. These events are organized by a dedicated committee of students and will build leadership, budgetary, and promotional skills for those involved in the program. All events always FREE to Edinboro students!