McDaniel

Amour

Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 6:00pm

Decker Auditorium (Lewis Hall of Science)

Amour

This staggering, profound examination of love from Austrian master Michael Haneke tells the story of Jean-Louis Trintignant (Georges) and Emmanuelle Riva (Anne), a long-married couple trying to adjust as the wife, a piano teacher, is left paralyzed and finally bedridden after suffering a series of strokes. The film is critically acclaimed having received the 2012 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, among others. In French, with English subtitles. (2012, 127 minutes, rated PG-13) 

 

Movie begins at 6pm and will be followed by a panel discussion regarding the need for a trained eldercare workforce and public policy with regard to the aging population.

Panelists: Alva “Buzz” Baker, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Hospice of Washington County & Barbara H. Leasure, Director Education & Compliance, Carroll Lutheran Village

Movie co-sponsored by McDaniel’s French Department and the Center for the Study of Aging at McDaniel College

Panel Discussion hosted by Delta Chi, McDaniel’s chapter of Sigma Phi Omega, the National Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology

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