Film Night: Of Gods and Men, with Prof. William Desmond

Hommes-dieux-posterOf Gods and Men, directed by Xavier Beauvois (2010).
A group of monks is caught between Algeria’s military government and Islamic terrorists: “If they come here, we lie down and die?” ~ “Remember that love is eternal hope…”

Winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes. French (orig: Des hommes et des dieux), with English subtitles. See trailer here.

Prof. dr. William Desmond (KUL, HIW) will introduce the film, and will lead the discussion following the screening.

19:30, Thursday, March 10, 2016, Room C, KUL-HIW (Institute of Philosophy), Kardinaal Mercierplein 2, Leuven

Film Night: The Thin Red Line, with Prof. William Desmond

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The Thin Red Line, directed by Terrence Malick (1998).
Guadalcanal, World War II. “How did we lose the good that was given us?” Every man fights his own war…

Nominee for seven Academy Awards, 1999 winner of the Berlin Golden Bear for best film. See trailer here.

Prof. dr. William Desmond (KUL, HIW) will introduce the film, and will lead the discussion following the screening.

19:30, Thursday, April 14, 2016,   Room N   Room A, KUL-HIW (Institute of Philosophy), Kardinaal Mercierplein 2, Leuven