Thursday February 19, 2004 – 7:30 pm
Canada 2002. Director: Connie Littlefield
Post-screening discussion with Connie Littlefield
Co-sponsored by the National Film Board of Canada
Long before Timothy Leary urged a generation to “tune in, turn on and drop out,” D-lysergic acid diethylamide (or LSD) was being used by researchers to understand the human mind.
Thursday, January 15, 2004 – 7:30pm
UK/USA 2001. Director: Richard Eyre
Post-screening discussion with Dr. Sheila Nolan.
Based on the memoir of John Bayley, this touching drama tells the tender and extraordinary story of his enduring relationship with his wife, philosopher and novelist Iris Murdoch. The film begins with the unlikely romance of their early days at Oxford in the 1950s to Iris’s death from Alzheimer’s disease in 1999.