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.
can be found
in such contemporary movies as
Runner, The Fifth Element
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
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