September 1, 2020

BAPL Virtual Film Series – Columbus (2017)

Date(s) - 09/01/2020 - 09/30/2020
All Day


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:

Columbus (2017) Movie Review: Composed, Contemplative, but a ...

Reviews, accessed August 26, 2020., accessed August 26, 2020.

Kogonada and Columbus

Three-part interview with the film’s director: accessed August 25, 2020.

Interview with the filmmaker on his work on Columbus. accessed August 25, 2020.

The Cinematography of Columbus accessed September 12, 2020.

Another interview with Kogonada: accessed September 14, 2020.

Modern Architecture in Columbus accessed September 12, 2020.

Related Film Links

A biography of Yasujiro Ozu, who Kogonada credits as perhaps his biggest inspiration: accessed August 26, 2020.

Kogonada’s video essay on the acclaimed film by Alfonso Cuarón, Roma: accessed August 24, 2020.

Resources on Modern Architecture, Columbus, IN and Saarinen

Architect Eero Saarinen’s three works in Columbus, IN: accessed August 26, 2020.

Shaping the Future, a documentary narrated by Donald Albrecht on Saarinen: accessed August 26, 2020.

Architecture locations in Columbus, Indiana appearing in the film: