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Personal Growth through Cinema with Victor Aronovich Thursday, November 8, 2018

Personal Growth through Cinema with Victor Aronovich

  • Date: November 8
  • Time:
    7:00 pm TO 8:30 pm
  • Price: $125.00
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Series Dates: November 8, 15, 29, and December 6 from 7-8:30 PM
*No Class On November 22*
Led by Victor Aronovich, a university professor, award-winning filmmaker and author, this class will examine how cinema has always been fascinated by personal growth themes.  From Ben Hur (1925) to Manchester by the Sea (2016) films have been incorporating the subjects of self-improvement in their storylines.  Diverse motion picture like Citizen Kane, Amadeus, and Les Miserables portray personal struggles and show how characters try to find their path to inner peace.  This class is designed to help the audience develop an informed and practical understanding of how the issues of personal growth have been portrayed by different filmmakers.  The class also studies the role personal growth plays in our daily lives and helps develop skills to reach self-actualization.  Such topics as meditation and the steps we take to facilitate our growth are explored.

Each week audiences will watch numerous scenes from Oscar-winning films.

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Class Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refunds will only be given up to one week prior to the first week of class of any session. (The refund period for some classes, which require advanced reservations or purchase of materials, may be more limited.) Cancellations will incur a $5 handling fee for programs costing under $100 and a 10% handling fee for programs with fees of $100 or more. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified, and a full refund will be given.

If this class does not meet the minimum participation requirement, you will be notified of the cancellation within one week of the start date.