The Magic Lantern Film Society of Cameron University presents the 39th Annual Classic Film Series 2021-2022
All films are DVD presentations, screened at 7:30 p.m. in MCC McCasland Ballroom, and presented free though donations are gratefully accepted.
For more information about the society and the films, see our Web site: www.cameron.edu/magiclantern. In addition, please like us on Facebook. Made possible by the Lectures and Concerts Committee.
September 10, 2021: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (U.S. 2004, 108 mins.)
- Dir. Michel Gondry. Stars: Kate Winslet, Jim Carrey, Tom Wilkinson, Kirsten Dunst
Heartbroken that his girlfriend has surgery to erase him from her memory, a man decides to do the same. He realizes, as memories fade, that he still loves her. Can he stop the process?
October 1, 2021: Clerks (U.S. 1994, 92 mins.)
- Dir: Kevin Smith. Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti
Dante and Randal, convenience-store clerks, prank customers,talk about movies, and play hockey on the store roof. A cult classic.
October 29, 2021: Little Shop of Horrors (U.S. 1986, 94 mins.)
- Dir.: Frank Oz. Stars: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia
A florist learns his path to success and love lies in a hungry, man-eating plant. Our Halloween offering and a cult classic.
November 19, 2021: La Vie En Rose (U.S. 2007, 140 mins.)
- Dir.: Olivier Dahan. Stars: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory
Raised in a brothel, the French singer Édith Piaf becomes an international star after being discovered on a street corner at 19.
February 11, 2021: Before Sunset (U.S. 2004, 120 mins.) Our Valentine’s Day offering.
- Dir.: Richard Linklater. Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met and spent a day together, they meet again on Jesse's French book tour.
February 25, 2021: Coffy (U.S. 1973, 90 mins.)
- Dir.: Jack Hill. Stars: Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui
A nurse becomes a vigilante meting out justice to inner-city drug dealers who victimize her sister. A cult classic featuring the star of a string of Blaxploitation hits.
March 25, 2021: The Searchers (U.S., 1956, 119 mins.)
- Dir.: John Ford. Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles
A Civil War veteran obsessively journeys to rescue his niece from the Comanches. A story loosely based upon the experience of Quannah Parker’s mother.
April 8, 2021: Hugo (U.S. 2011, 126 mins.)
- Dir.: Martin Scorsese. Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley
A Parisian orphan living in a train station tries to solve a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. Set in 1931. Based upon an award-winning young-adult novel.