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Enhance your reading, film and theater experience by discussing it with others. Learn the skills that you are seeking.

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Do you love to go to the movies and discuss them? See selected movies which are mostly art/indie films at the Clairidge Theater in Montclair. Then join classmates to talk about themes, plot, characters, acting, directing, cinematography, costumes, score, trailers and viewer’s expectations.


Instructor : Margot Cochran 

Tuition: $49.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 1/24/2018, ending 1/24/2018. 
   Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/7/2018, ending 2/7/2018. 
   Weekly(2) - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions starting 2/21/2018, ending 3/7/2018. <

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main
  Montclair, Congregation Shomrei Emunah.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Class meets every other week: Jan 24, Feb 7, ...More


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Great fiction can transport us to different worlds, immerse us in other people's lives, reveal deep human truths, and sometimes enable us to see ourselves anew. Explore compelling American short stories, while meeting new people in a relaxed congenial setting. Classes focus on your insights, questions, and dialogue, and stress critical analysis of the course's stories. We investigate a selection of twentieth-century American short stories by authors including Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, and Philip Roth. We read Wharton's "Roman Fever" and "The Other Two;" Cather's "Paul's Case" and "A Wagner Matinee;" and Roth's, "Eli the Fanatic." Our readings are enhanced by in-class socio-historic handouts and excerpts of documentary film. Please read Edith Wharton's "Roman Fever" and "The Other Two" for the first class session.


Instructor : Ann Schwarz 

Tuition: $59.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 1/25/2018, ending 3/1/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/1/2018, 2/15/2018, 2/22/2018)

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Classes will meet on Jan 25, Feb 8, Mar 1. ...More


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