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29 грудня - перегляд фільму “Network”. (Newscaster Howard Beale has a message for those who package reports of cute puppies, movie premieres and fender benders as hard news:”I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore.” Sidney Lumet directs Paddy Chayefsky’s satire (an Academy Award®-winning screenplay) about the things people do for love…and ratings. Three performers won Oscars®. Best Actress Faye Dunaway is the TV exec guarding ratings like a tigress protecting cubs. Best Actor Peter Finch is Beale, whose airwave rants become a phenomenon. And William Holden, Robert Duvall and Best Supporting Actress Beatrice Straight add to the fierce vitality. Network later grabbed another lofty rating as an American Film Institute Top-100 American Film selection. Subtitles: English. Runtime: 121 min.)

22 грудня - перегляд анімаційного фільму "Shrek"(You've never met a hero quite like Shrek, the endearing ogre who sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world's imagination with the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! The critics are calling SHREK "not just a brilliant animated feature, but a superb film on any level". Relive every moment of Shrek's (Mike Myers) daring quest to resque feisty Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) with the help of his loveable loudmouthed Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and win back the deed to his beloved swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad (John Lithow). Enchantingly irreverent, SHREK is ogre-sized adventure you'll want to see again and again! Runtime: 93 min.)

22 грудня - зустріч читачів бібліотеки із студентами-іноземцями Тернопільського медичного університету ім.Горбачевського, присвячена місячнику освіти. Обговорювалися особливості вищої освіти в різних країнах, проблеми платної освіти, адаптації іноземних студентів в українському суспільстві.

15 грудня - перегляд фільму “GoodFellas”.(When Martin Scorsese, one of the world’s most skilful and respected directors, reunited with two-time Oscar®-winner Robert De Niro in "GoodFellas", the result was one of the most powerful films of the year. Based on the true-life bestseller Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi and backed by a dynamic pop/rock oldies soundtrack, critics and filmgoers alike declared "GoodFellas" great. It was named 1990’s best film by the New York, Los Angeles and National Society of Film Critics. And it earned six Academy Award™ nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. Robert De Niro received wide recognition for his performance as veteran criminal Jimmy “The Gent” Conway. And as the volatile Tommy De Vito, Joe Perci walked off with the Best Supporting Actor Oscar®, Academy Award® nominee Lorraine Bracco, Ray Liotta and Paul Sorvino also turned in electrifying performances. You have to see it to believe it – then watch again. "GoodFellas" explores the criminal life like no other movie. Runtime: 146 min.)

01 грудня – До Міжнародного дня боротьби зі СНІДом - перегляд фільму “Philadelphia”. (1993 Winner of 2 Academy Awards®! Best Actor – Tom Hanks. Best Original Song – “Street of Philadelphia” Bruce Springsteen. Hailed as a landmark film that dazzles with deep emotion and exceptional acting, Philadelphia stars Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington as two competing lawyers who join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries. Runtime: 125 min.)

У грудні в Центрі "Вікно в Америку" діє книжкова виставка "Освіта США".

30 листопада - English Conversation Club

24 листопада - перегляд фільму “Sophie’s Choice”. (Screen-favorite Meryl Streep received an Academy Awards® for her portrayal of Sophie Zawistowska in this penetrating drama set in 1947 post-World War II Brooklyn. Kevin Kline plays her all-consuming lover, Nathan. The story revolves around Sophie’s struggle as a Polish-Catholic immigrant in the United States who had survived a Nazi concentration camp. The lovers’ drama unfolds through the observations of a friend and would-be writer, Stingo (Peter MacNicol). As the trio grows closer, Stingo discovers the hidden truths that they each harbor, resulting in a narrative that is both captivating and moving. Runtime: 150 min.)

23 листопада - English Conversation Club

17 листопада - До Міжнародного дня студента - перегляд фільму “The Graduate ”. (Nominated for seven Academy Awards® and winner for Best Director, this “delightful, satirical comedy-drama” is “wildly hilarious”. Written by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, the film launched the career of two-time Oscar®-winner Dustin Hoffman and cemented the stellar reputation of director Mike Nichols. Pulsating with the rebellious spirit of a generation and haunting songs composed by Paul Simon and Dave Grusin and performed by Simon and Garfunkel, The Graduate is truly a “landmark film”. Shy Ben Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) is home from college with a degree in hand and an uncertain future in mind. Add to his confusion the aggressive advances by the wife of his father’s business partner, the sexy Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bankroft), and poor Ben is completely lost. That is until, he meets the girl of his dreams Elaine (Katharine Ross). One problem: Elaine is Mrs. Robinson’s daughter! And she’ll stop at nothing to ensure that these two lovers remain separated forever! Runtime: 106 min.)

16 листопада - English Conversation Club

10 листопада - перегляд фільму “Tortilla Soup”. ("Tortilla Soup" is a deliciously heartwarming comedy that’s all about food, family and a certain kind of magic that only happens around the dinner table. Martin Naranjo (Hector Elizondo) is the culinary genius behind a successful restaurant and the widowed father of three daughters. His passion for cooking is surpassed only by his devotion to his family and a compulsion to steer their lives in the right direction. But the girls have their own have their own recipe for happiness. Hungry for independence, they find themselves at odds with their traditionalist father. And when a spicy, sexy widow (Raquel Welch) moves down the street, Martin’s world really comes to a full boil in this touching, charming and hilarious comedy co-starring Elizabeth Pena and Jacqueline Obradors. Runtime: 103 min.)

9 листопада - English Conversation Club

3 листопада - перегляд фільму “The Sixth Sense”. (Nominated for six Academy Awards® including Best Picture, this critically acclaimed film remains the #1 thriller of all time. Bruce Willis, in an outstanding and restrained performance, is Dr. Malcolm Crowe, a distinguished child psychologist haunted by his failure to help a former patient. When he meets Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), a frightened, confused eight-year-old haunted by a profound secret, they begin a suspense-filled journey of discovery. With a riveting intensity you’ll find thoroughly chilling and utterly unforgettable, the revelation of Cole’s incredible sixth sense leads them both to mysterious and unforeseeable consequences in this powerful supernatural thriller. Runtime: 107 min.)

2 листопада - English Conversation Club

27 жовтня – перегляд фільму “A Beautiful Mind”. (Winner of 4 Academy Awards® including Best Picture, "A Beautiful Mind" is directed by Academy Award® winner Ron Howard and produced by his long time partner, Academy Award® winner Brian Grazer. "A Beautiful Mind" stars Russell Crowe in an astonishing performance as brilliant mathematician John Nash, on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now, only his devoted wife (Academy Award® winner Jennifer Connelly) can help him in this powerful story of courage, passion and triumph. Runtime: 136 min.)

26 жовтня - English Conversation Club

26 жовтня – Центр відвідали студенти 1-го курсу Галицького інституту ім. В.Чорновола. Вони ознайомилися з ресурсами, дізналися про роботу центру та заходи, які тут проводяться.

20 жовтня – перегляд фільму “The Shawshank Redemption". (Few movies capture the triumph of the human spirit as memorably as “The Shawshank Redemption”. Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins star in this powerful nominee for seven Academy Awards® (including Best Picture) based on a Stephen King story. Andy Dufresne is a young and successful banker whose life changes drastically when he is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife and her lover. The film shows how Andy, with the help of his friend Red, the prison entrepreneur, turns out to be a most unconventional prisoner. Runtime: 142 min.)

18 жовтня – Лекція 5. Writing a Personal Statement.

13 жовтня – перегляд фільму “Forrest Gump". (The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he's too stupid to realize the significance of his actions. Forrest becomes representative of the baby boomer generation having walked through life blindly.A low-intelligence man tells his life's tale to people waiting at a small town bus stop. He has captured fame, fortune and glory, but his one true love has continuously eluded him. Runtime: 141 min.)

12 жовтня - English Conversation Club

11 жовтня – Лекція 4. Getting application forms, filling out applications , documents, visa information.

6 жовтня – перегляд фільму “Erin Brockovich”. (A real woman. A real story. A real triumph. Julia Roberts stars as Erin Brockovich, a feisty young mother who fought for justice any way she knew how. Desperate for a job to support herself and her three children, she convinces attorney Ed Masrey to hire her, and promptly stumbles upon a monumental law case against a giant corporation. Now, Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. And while Ed doesn't want anything to do with the case, Erin won't take "no" for an answer. Sothe two begin an incredible and sometimes hilarious fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees. Runtime:132 min.)

5 жовтня – English Conversation Club

4 жовтня – Лекція 3. What is offered by US Embassy. Things you should know before applying.

29 вересня - перегляд фільму „The English Patient”. (Winner of 9 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actress(Juliette Binoche). Tagline: In love, there are no boundaries. Plot Outline: During World War ll, when a mysterious stranger (Ralph Fiennes) is rescued from a fiery plane crash, he is cared for by American allies unaware of the dangerous secrets of his past. Yet, as the mystery of his identity is slowly revealed, an incredible tale of passion, intrigue and adventure unfolds! Also starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Willem Dafoe, “The English Patient” is a powerful cinematic triumph sure to entertain you! Runtime: 162 min.)

28 вересня – English Conversation Club

27 вересня – Лекція 2. Deciding on area of interest. Researching Online.

21 вересня – English Conversation Club (курси розмовної англійської мови, які проводять волонтери Корпусу Миру Erin та Bill Holmes)

20 вересня – початок серії лекцій „Освіта за кордоном. Вступ до університетів США”, які проводить волонтер Корпусу Миру Sakeena Ali. Лекція 1. Introduction. Functions of Universities.

15 вересня – перегляд фільму „Open Range”

1 вересня - перегляд фільму „Remember the Titans”

18 серпня – перегляд фільму „The Joy Luck Club”

11 серпня – перегляд фільму „Norma Rae“

04 серпня – перегляд фільму „Tootsie”

28 липня – перегляд фільму „The Insider”

21 липня - перегляд фільму “Lost In America”

10 липня – перегляд фільму „American President Jefferson”

03 липня – перегляд фільму „American Presidents Washington, Ford”

27 липня - перегляд фільму „United Tastes of America”

20 липня – перегляд фільму „America’s Last Frontier: Alaska”

14 липня – перегляд фільму “Taxi”

30 червня - фільм "Quiz Show"(An idealistic young lawyer (Rob Morrow) working for a Congressional subcommittee in the late 1950s discovers that TV quiz shows are being fixed. His investigation focusses on two contestants on the show "Twenty-One": Herbert Stempel (John Turturro), a brash working-class Jew from Queens, and Charles Van Doren (Ralph Fiennes), the patrician scion of one of America's leading literary families. Based on a true story).

23 червня - фільм "In America" (From Academy Award ® nominee Jim Sheridan comes this deeply personal and poignant tale of a poor Irish family searching for a better life in America. Through the eyes of their daughters, two anguished parents find hope and the ability to once again believe in love and magic... even amidst the dangers of New York's harrowing Hell's Kitchen. With mesmerizing performances by Samantha Morton and Dijimon Hounsou, In America is "a classic" (USA TODAY) you will never forget).

16 червня - фільм "Raising Arizona" (Colourful and unconventional slapstick comedy. Ex-con Hi and ex-cop Ed meet, marry and long for a child in the wilds of Arizona. When Ed discovers she's barren the God-given solution is presented: to snatch a baby from a set of quins. Thus begins a series of kidnappings, capers and rum goings-on that revolve around the helpless yet universally-loveable child. Hi's convict friends, his boss, and even the Lone Biker Of The Apocalypse become involved in the ever-twisting plot in the quest to own the baby).

09 червня - фільм "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" (Toula Portokalos is 30, Greek, and works in her family's restaurant, Dancing Zorba's, in Chicago. All her father Gus wants is for her to get married to a nice Greek boy. But Toula is looking for more in life. Her mother convinces Gus to let her take some computer classes at college (making him think it's his idea). With those classes under her belt, she then takes over her aunt's travel agency (again making her father think it's his idea). She meets Ian Miller, a high school English teacher, WASP, and dreamboat she had made a fool of herself over at the restaurant; they date secretly for a while before her family finds out. Her father is livid over her dating a non-Greek. He has to learn to accept Ian; Ian has to learn to accept Toula's huge family, and Toula has to learn to accept herself).

02 червня - фільм "You Can Count On Me" (A lot happens at once to Sammy, a single mom living in the Catskill town of her birth, where her parents died in a car crash when she was small. Her son Rudy, who's 8, begins imagining his unseen father as a hero; she picks up, sort of, with last year's boyfriend; she gets a new boss who imposes foolish rules; and, her wayward brother Terry arrives for a visit after months of no communication. The boyfriend proposes, the relationship with her boss takes an unexpected turn, and her brother and son bond, not always with positive consequences. When Terry asks young Rudy if he wants to meet his father, a crisis of sorts ensues, and brother and sister must re-frame their relationship).

26 травня - Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga, Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) joins his droid allies R2-D2 and C-3PO, along with Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), to free his comrade Han Solo (Harrison Ford), imprisoned by the vile crime lord, Jabba the Hutt. Reunited, the Rebels race to the moon of the planet Endor where they launch a desperate attack upon the entire Imperial Fleet. But the ultimate battle is between father and son, as Luke faces Darth Vader one last time, for the fate of the galaxy hangs in the balance).

24 травня - зустріч із Шеріл Бістранскі, заступником атташе з питань культури та освіти Посольства США в Україні

05 травня - Star War IV: A New Hope (Set 30 years after STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE. A NEW HOPE, the fourth episode of the saga, returns to the desert planet of Tatooine. A young Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamil) begins to discover his destiny when, searching for a lost droid, he is saved by reclusive Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness). As civil war rages in the galaxy, and Rebel forces struggle against the evil Galactic Empire, Luke and Obi-Wan enlist the aid of hotshot pilot, Han Solo (Harrison Ford). Joined by the quirky droid duo R2-D2 and C-3PO, the unlikely team sets out to rescue Rebel Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and make use of the stolen plans to destroy the Empire’s ultimate weapon. In a legendary confrontation, the rogue group mounts an attack against the Death Star for a climatic battle with the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader).

28 квітня - фільм "The Last of the Mohicans" (The story is about a dying tribe called the Mohicans in which only two are left as well as one adopted white man. These three men refuse to enter the militia for English in 1757 for they want freedom. On their way to Kentucky, the intercept Indians attacking a small regiment of British including the two daughters of an English Colonel on their way to a fort. The three men lead the survivors to the fort while two love stories take place but the French and Indian War continues).

21 квітня - фільм "Dead Poets Society" (Painfully shy Todd Anderson has been sent to the school where his popular older brother was valedictorian. His room-mate, Neil, although exceedingly bright and popular, is very much under the thumb of his overbearing father. The two, along with their other friends, meet Professor Keating, their new English teacher, who tells them of the Dead Poets Society, and encourages them to go against the status quo. Each, in their own way, does this, and are changed for life).

14 квітня - фільм "Good Morning, Vietnam" (A new Disc Jockey is shipped from Crete to Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio. He turns the studio on it's ear and becomes wildly popular with the troops but runs afoul of the middle management who think he isn't G.I. enough. While he is off the air, he tries to meet Vietnamese especially girls, and begins to have brushes with the real war that never appears on the radio).

24 березня - фільм "Maid in Manhattan" ( Marisa Ventura (Lopez) is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall (Fiennes), a handsome heir to a political dynasty, who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Fate steps in and throws the unlikely pair together for one night. When Marisa's true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart, even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx)

17 березня - St.Patrick's Day in the USA фільм "Field of Dreams" ("If you build it, he will come". With these words, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) is inspired by a voice he can't ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Supported by his wife Annie (Amy Madigan), Ray begins the quest by turning his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true. Along the way he meets reclusive activist Terence Mann (James Earl Jones), the mysterious "Doc" Graham (Burt Lancaster) and even the legendary "Shoeless Joe" Jackson (Ray Liotta). A heartwarming experience that has moved critics and audiences like no other film of this generation, Field of Dreams is a glowing tribute to all who dare to dream.

10 березня - фільм "A River Runs Through It" (Academy Award™-winner Robert Redford( Best Director, Ordinary People, 1980) captures the majesty of the Montana wilderness and the strength of the American family in his acclaimed adaptation of Norman Maclean's memoir)

03 березня - фільм "North by Northwest" (One of Hitchcock's entertaining american thrillers)

24 лютого - фільм знову "Breakfast Club" (They were five students with nothing in common,faced with spending a Saturday detention together in their high school library. At 7 a.m., they had nothing to say, but by 4 p.m., they had bared their souls to each other and become good friends)

Нова колекція книг - Library of America (див.www.loa.org)

17 лютого - фільм "Mr Smith Goes To Washington" (James Stewart, Jean Arthur and Claude Rains star in this award-winning 1939 classic about an idealistic, smalltown senator who heads to Washington and suddenly finds himself single-handedly batting ruthless politicians out to destroy him)

10 лютого - фільм "To Kill A Mockingbird" (Gregory Peck won an Oscar® for his brilliant performance as the Southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning nonel).

03 лютого - фільм "Glory" (The heart-stopping story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War, GLORY stars Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman. Broderick and Elwes are the idealistic young Bostonians who lead the regiment; Freeman is the inspirational sergeant who unites the troops; and Denzel Washington, in an Oscar®-winning performance (1989, Best Supporting Actor), is the runawayy slave who embodies the indomitable spirit of the 54-th Regiment of Massachusetts.

Лютий - Місячник Афроамериканців у США (виставка,фільми, дискусії, присвячені цій темі)

27 січня - перегляд фільму "Pearl Harbor" (Part II)

20 січня - перегляд фільму "Pearl Harbor" (Part I) (extraordinary moviemaking - a breathtaking reenactment of the "date which will live in infamy" and a heartful tribute to the men and women who lived it)

У січні Вашій увазі пропонується виставка літератури, що надійшла від доброчинного фонду "Сейбр-Світло"
   



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