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Christopher Perry Presents


Wednesday, January 28, 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Directed by Fritz Lang,


is considered to be one of the ten

greatest films ever made. It features

some of the largest, most spectacular

sets ever built for a motion picture. The

incredible special effects still dazzle

modern-day audiences. This ground-

breaking science fiction classic has

influenced film makers and artists of all

kinds ever since its premiere in 1927.

Elements of


can be found

in such contemporary movies as


Runner, The Fifth Element

...and even

the music videos of Madonna!

This sophisticated event features live

percussion, live sound effects, and

special 3-D effects by the Photoplay

Ensemble, along with an introduction

by film historian

Christopher Perry.

Jason Bruecks Presents

Best of the Foreign Films




his screening of films that have won

the Academy Award for Best Foreign

Language Film since its inception in 1957.

Mon Oncle (1958)

Monday, February 2, 2 – 4 p.m.

Director: Jacques Tati

French with English Subtitles

Black Orpheus (1959)

Monday, February 9, 2 – 4 p.m.

Director: Marcel Camus

Portuguese with English Subtitles

The Virgin Spring (1960)

Monday, February 23, 2 – 4 p.m.

Director: Ingmar Bergman

German with English Subtitles


Presented by the Rancho Mirage Public Library Foundation