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Past Film Screenings

A Question of Habit by Dr.Bren Ortega Murphy
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 3:00 p.m.

Screening and discussion of Dr. Bren Ortega Murphy’s documentary film  exploring images and realities of Roman Catholic sisters and nuns in America.  Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon.

3:00 PM  Film Screening
4:30 PM  Panel discussion with Dr. Bren Ortega Murphy, School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago, Dr. Robert Orsi, Grace Craddock Nagle Chair in Catholic Studies, Northwestern University, Dr. Suellen Hoy, Guest professor of History, University of Notre Dame, Cheryl Reed, Director of Strategic Communications, University Chicago Medical Center

Black Orpheus directed by Marcel Camus
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 7:00 p.m.
Film screening and discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Coffman, School of Communication, Loyola University and Ted Hardin, Columbia College. Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor, Loyola University, LSC.

Metropolis directed by Fritz Lang
Monday, February 14, 2011 6:30 p.m.
Film screening and discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Coffman, School of Communication, Loyola University and Ted Hardin, Columbia College. Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor, Loyola University, LSC.

The Flowers of St. Francis directed by Roberto Rossellini
Monday, October 4, 2010 6:30 p.m.

Film screening and discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Coffman, School of Communication and Ted Hardin, Columbia College.

The 9th Day directed by Volker Schlondorff
September 13, 2010, 6:30 p.m.
Film screening & discussion with Dr. Dennis Martin, Department of Theology, Loyola University Chicago

directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini
March 30, 2010,
6:30 p.m.
Post-Film Discussion lead by Elizabeth Coffman, School of Communication & Ted Hardin, Columbia College

The Exorcist directed by William Friedkin
February 4, 2010, 6:30 p.m.
In Conjunction with CCIH’s ‘Catholic Minds, Catholic Matters Lecture’ by Dr. Colleen McDannell, University of Utah, “Still Learning from The Exorcist: Catholicism and American Film’ on February 2nd.

Wise Blood directed by John Huston
October 22, 2009,
6:30 p.m.
Joining the University Libraries’ 'The Uncommon Imagination: Book and Film’ Program. Post-Film Discussion lead by Rachel N. Hart, Hank Center Assistant Manager

Bella  directed by Alejandro Gomez Monteverde
September 3, 2009,
6:30 p.m.
Post-Film Discussion lead by Fr. Mark Bosco, S.J., Depts. of Theology and English

8 1/2  directed by Federico Fellini
March 12, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
Fellini’s 1963 masterpiece about the nature of creativity--and creation.  Post-film discussion led by Ted Hardin of Chicago’s Columbia College. 

North by Northwest directed by Alfred Hitchcock
February 19, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Hitchcock’s 1959 thriller about running from unknown enemies with unknown intentions.  Post-film discussion led by Dr. Elizabeth Coffman, Professor, School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago.

La Strada directed by Federico Fellini
November 13, 2008, 6:00 p.m.
Discussion by Ted Hardin, Columbia College

Vertigo directed by Alfred Hitchcock
September 25, 2008, 6:00 p.m.
Discussion by Elizabeth Coffman, Dept. of Communication, Loyola University Chicago

The Seventh Seal directed by Ingmar Bergman
March 13, 2008, 6:00 p.m.
Discussion led by Dr. Ted Hardin, Columbia College

Philip Grönin’s much-acclaimed 2007 film Into Great Silence
January 22, 2008, 6:00 p.m.
Discussion led by Dr. Dennis Martin, Dept. of Theology, Loyola University Chicago

Chicago Premier - Morgan Atkinson's Soul Searching, The Journey of Thomas Mertn
October 18, 2007, 7:30 p.m.
Latest film on the life of trappist Monk, Thomas Merton. Discussion following led by producer-director Morgan Atkinson

Krzysztof Kieslowski's Decalogue I:  I Am the Lord Thy God. Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me
October 1, 2007, 7:30
p.m.
Part I of Kieslowski's acclaimed post-modern treatment of the Ten Commandments. Discussion led by Dr. Elizabeth Coffman, Dept. of Communication, Loyola University Chicago

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