Film Series

Film Series

Two different film series are scheduled for the 2016 Winter/Spring schedule.  In each of these two four-week series, we will watch a series of films grouped around a single broad theme.  After viewing, we’ll discuss our reactions. “What did you think of this film?” “What, if anything, did the film mean to you personally?”  “What rating would you give the film based on its artistic merits and flaws?”  Perspectives will differ, of course, but all perspectives will be welcome.

Registration for one or both of these series can be done on the 2016 Winter/Spring registration form.  It can be printed by clicking here, at the January 12 Coffee, or from the LLI office (charlotte.lli@fsw.edu/941-637-3533).  Registration can also be done online with a credit card by clicking on the “Add to Cart” buttons below.


Mondays, Jan. 25-Feb, 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (4 sessions)

Film Series “Fathers & Sons” – Led by Sharon Whitehill

Jan. 25    “Dear Frankie

Feb. 1       “Barbarian Invasions

Feb. 8       “A Better Life

Feb. 15      “When Did You Last See Your Father?”

Dr. Sharon Whitehill has a PhD in English literature and taught at the university level in Michigan for 32 years. Since retirement, her love of teaching has taken the form of sermons, lectures, and adult education classes ( including a number of courses for LLI) in literature, film, mythology and spiritual consciousness.

Classroom E120 — $60 Non-members, $40 FRIENDS

$40 Member                    

$60 Non Members        


Mondays, Feb. 22—Mar 21, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (4 sessions)

“Film Series: “Strong Women” – By Roxanne Hanney

Feb. 22    “Calendar Girls

Feb. 29    “I’ve Loved You So Long

Mar. 14    “The Clearing

Mar. 21    “The Color Purple”

Roxanne Hanney, PhD, has had a 30-year career in education in Wisconsin. She writes, “I always describe myself as a teacher, although my career path led to several related incarnations: high school French teacher, part-time lecturer at the college level, middle school principal, and supervisor of student teachers. However, the 12 years I spent teaching French remain the most memorable to me. With my lifelong interest in art and art history, I am now eager to refashion myself as teacher of adult students, particularly in art-related subjects.

$40 Member                    

$60 Non Members