Academy of Life Long Learning
International Cinema Dialogue: Toni Erdmann and Romania, a Country in Transition A Presentation and Discussion with Dr. Roberta Seret Bayer

Join the SPSAcademy of Lifelong Learningon November 10th at 11am for a discussion of the film Toni Erdmann with Dr. Roberta Seret Bayer, the founder ofInternational Cinema Education,an NGO of the United Nations. As part of this event, students will be given special access to an onlineFILMed, a digital component that includes a presentation about Romania and an excerpt of this award-winning foreign film. Together, we will explore Romania as a country in transition, and see how the people from an Eastern European country are trying to live, work, and become globalized Westerners. This and other FILMeds are made possible through a Ford Foundation-funded project at International Cinema Education that uses thought-provoking foreign films to engage students to think more deeply about the history, politics, and cultures of global hotspots. Although not required, students may wish to watch the entire film on their own through a streaming service of their choice.

As part of this event, Dr. Bayer will introduce her trilogy of historical novels set in Romania, to be published in 2021.

DATE NOVEMBER 10, 2020
TIME 11AM-12PM EST
LOCATION Zoom
AUDIENCE Open to the Public
COST $Free
Contact sps.all@nyu.edu
DATE NOVEMBER 10, 2020
TIME 11AM-12PM EST
LOCATION Zoom
AUDIENCE Open to the Public
Contact sps.all@nyu.edu
COST $Free

Join the SPSAcademy of Lifelong Learningon November 10th at 11am for a discussion of the film Toni Erdmann with Dr. Roberta Seret Bayer, the founder ofInternational Cinema Education,an NGO of the United Nations. As part of this event, students will be given special access to an onlineFILMed, a digital component that includes a presentation about Romania and an excerpt of this award-winning foreign film. Together, we will explore Romania as a country in transition, and see how the people from an Eastern European country are trying to live, work, and become globalized Westerners. This and other FILMeds are made possible through a Ford Foundation-funded project at International Cinema Education that uses thought-provoking foreign films to engage students to think more deeply about the history, politics, and cultures of global hotspots. Although not required, students may wish to watch the entire film on their own through a streaming service of their choice.

As part of this event, Dr. Bayer will introduce her trilogy of historical novels set in Romania, to be published in 2021.