MOVIE

The Deer Hunter

1978

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

183 min

The Green Mile

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Before Midnight

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

Babel

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Harold and Maude

Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Midnight Cowboy

A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York City to seek personal fortune, finding a new friend in the process.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

A gender-queer punk-rock singer from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs.

All That Jazz

Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid career of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.

Titanic

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Déjà Vu

L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African-American fiancé.

EXPLORE TOPIC

Cross-Cultural Dynamics