Dege Legg

Bayou Bijou film series for Spring 2009

by Dege Legg

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is proud to announce the Spring 2008 Bayou Film Series, starting Monday, February 2nd at the Bayou Bijou Theater in the UL Student Union. The series is dedicated to bringing a provocative, adventurous, and exciting set of films from throughout the world—none of them previously screened in Lafayette—to our community. Fees are modest ($2 for students with school ID, $3 for all others), and season tickets are available at the door and at the UL Student Union Information Desk. Show times are Mondays at 4 pm and 7 pm. For more information call 482-6940 or 482-5478. This semester’s schedule is as follows:

February 2 Jellyfish (Meduzot)
Shira Geffen, Etgar Keret (Israel),  2007, 78 min. Not Rated.

February 9 Flight of the Red Balloon
Hsiao-hsien Hou (France),  2008,  115 min. Not Rated.

February 16 My Winnipeg
Guy Maddin (Canada), 2007, 80 min. Not Rated .

March 2 Innocence
Lucile Hadzihalilovic (France), 2005, 122 min. Rated R.

March 9 Paranoid Park
Gus Van Sant (United States), 2007, 85 min/ Rated R.

March 16 Ten Canoes
Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr (Australia), 2006, 90 min. Not Rated.

March 23 Half Moon: A Musician’s Last Journey (Niwemang)
Bahman Ghobadi (Iraq), 2006, 107 min. Not Rated.

March 30 Happy-Go-Lucky
Mike Leigh (United Kingdom), 2008, 118 min. Rated R.

April 6 The Ann Arbor Film Festival
Screening  two collections, each ninety minutes long.

April 20 The Exiles
Kent Mackenzie (USA), 1961, 72 min. Not Rated.