Date(s) - 09/01/2020 - 09/30/2020
Join us for a virtual film series for adults on Kanopy! Each month we pick a culturally significant film for library patrons to watch on Kanopy. This month the featured film is Kogonada’s Columbus (2017). Watch the film on your own schedule and then meet with our virtual film club to discuss the film on Thursday September 24th at 7:30 PM.
Register for the film club here.
More information about Kanopy can be found here: https://bapl.kanopy.com/
https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/columbus-2017, accessed August 26, 2020.
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/06/19/the-precocious-genius-of-columbus, accessed August 26, 2020.
Kogonada and Columbus
Three-part interview with the film’s director: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zaa7it_OJ7c accessed August 25, 2020.
Interview with the filmmaker on his work on Columbus. https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/oct/06/kogonada-south-korean-film-director-columbus-interview accessed August 25, 2020.
The Cinematography of Columbus https://vimeo.com/409100724 accessed September 12, 2020.
Another interview with Kogonada: https://www.vulture.com/2017/08/an-interview-with-columbus-director-koganada.html accessed September 14, 2020.
Modern Architecture in Columbus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86HAHINYfh4 accessed September 12, 2020.
Related Film Links
A biography of Yasujiro Ozu, who Kogonada credits as perhaps his biggest inspiration: https://www.sensesofcinema.com/2003/great-directors/ozu/ accessed August 26, 2020.
Kogonada’s video essay on the acclaimed film by Alfonso Cuarón, Roma: https://www.indiewire.com/2020/02/kogonada-roma-video-essay-criterion-1202211205/ accessed August 24, 2020.
Resources on Modern Architecture, Columbus, IN and Saarinen
Architect Eero Saarinen’s three works in Columbus, IN: https://columbus.in.us/eero-saarinen/ accessed August 26, 2020.
Shaping the Future, a documentary narrated by Donald Albrecht on Saarinen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-Cg6qfytlA accessed August 26, 2020.
Architecture locations in Columbus, Indiana appearing in the film: https://columbus.in.us/docs/columbus-movie-location-guide.pdf