Past Event

Seen From Abroad: International Film Critics Look at American Film Today

March 24, 2006
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

This World Leaders Forum program is a three-day series of events featuring four full-length foreign films from Brazil, Egypt, India, and Italy, followed by a moderated panel discussion with major international film critics offering their views of American cinema today, and give their impressions of the current and possibly changing impact American films have on international audiences. The panel discussion will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience. 

Welcome and Introduction by:
Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University in the City of New York

Program Participants:
José Carlos Avellar, Journalist and Film Critic
Irene Bignardi, Author and Journalist
Mohamed El-Assyouti, Writer
Pritish Nandy, Editor and Writer

Moderated by:
David Denby, Film Critic at The New Yorker Magazine

Cosponsored by:
Film Society of Lincoln Center and School of the Arts