The directors of the Brigham Young University International Cinema and their special guests discuss the films showing at BYU’s International Cinema--one of the longest running college cinema programs of its kind in the world. IC screens over eighty of the best contemporary and classic films from all over the world each year with support from the BYU College of Humanities, and you can get background about the films here. "From the Booth" is a great way to get insights into foreign films, the history of cinema, and about what is going on in the world of media studies.
Week 13: Fall 2020 Semester Wrap Up
IC co-directors Marc Yamada and Doug Weatherford as well as IC assistant director Marie-Laure Oscarson discuss the Fall 2020 semester, it’s challenges, it’s films, and the upcoming semester. Show Notes:...
Week 12: Artists & Writers
IC co-directors Marc Yamada and Doug Weatherford discuss The Eternal Feminine (2017, dir. Natalia Beristáin), a fictionalized biopic of Rosario Castellanos, one of Mexico’s most significant writers and one of...
Week 11: Voice and Suffrage
This week, IC Directors Marie-Laure Oscarson and Doug Weatherford are joined by Professor Valerie Hegstrom (Spanish & Portuguese) to discuss this week’s films, which focus on the experiences of different...
Week 10: The Rise and Fall of Democracy Series
This week, former IC Director Chip Oscarson is joined by Professors Quinn Mecham (Political Science) and Seth Jeppesen (Classics) to discuss this week’s films Capital in the Twenty-First Century and Iphigenia. In this...
Week 9: International Horror
This week, Prof. Marc Olivier (French and Italian) speaks with IC co-directors Doug Weatherford and Marc Yamada about The Eye (2002, dir. Pang Brothers). Additionally, the trio discuss horror as a...
Week 8 (Part 2): Becoming Astrid
This week we have two podcast episodes! In this episode, IC Directors discuss the film Becoming Astrid. Show Notes: 00:26 Becoming Astrid
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