Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
$100 for series or $35 per class
with Bill David
November 30: Martin Scorsese
Director known for depictions of male violence driven by insecurities, and loss in films such as Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Good Fellas, Casino, and The Departed, for which he won an Oscar for Best Director.
January 4: From Here to Eternity
This classic 1953 film tied for most Oscars in film history, with eight. The film features a superlative cast and screen play, a romantic drama of soldiers and women stationed on Hawaii a few months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
March 28: Alec Guinness
Sir Alec Guinness was one of the most respected British stage and film actors in history, creating brilliant parts in comedy movie classics like The Lady Killers and acclaimed, serious roles including The Bridge over the River Kwai for which Guinness won the Academy Award.
April 25: Ingrid Bergman
Fourth in the American Film Institute’s list of Top 25 Legendary Actresses, Bergman is one of only six actors to win three Academy Awards for Best Acting. Forever known as Elsa Lund in Casablanca, she starred in Spellbound, Notorious, and For Whom the Bell Tolls.
Bill David served as a Marine infantry officer and spent his career in magazine publishing.