Learn how the depiction of World War I in film has changed over the century.
Join us for showing of two movies:
Wings is a 1927 American silent film set during World War I. It was produced by Lucien Hubbard, directed by William A. Wellman and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Clara Bow, Charles “Buddy” Rogers, and Richard Arlen, and Gary Cooper appears in a role which helped launch his career in Hollywood.
Wings was the only silent film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture.
War Horse is a British-American war drama film released in 2011. It was directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay written by Lee Hall and Richard Curtis, adapted from English author Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 novel of the same name. The film’s cast includes Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Marsan, Niels Arestrup, Toby Kebbell, David Kross and Peter Mullan. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, two Golden Globe Awards and five BAFTAs.
Both films will include a discussion led by an NSU faculty or staff member.
Both films will be shown at the
Lifelong Learning Institute located at: University Park Plaza
3424 South University Drive
Davie, Florida 33328
Tel: (954) 262-8471
Wings: April 21, 2017 – NSU Alvin Sherman Library Conference room 3018
War Horse: April 28, 2017 – NSU Alvin Sherman Library Conference room 2053