Friday, January 23, 2015

Join us February 18 and March 5 for the 5th annual Shakespeare On The Silverscreen festival.


Join us as Nebraska Shakespeare teams up with 
Slowdown, 729 North 14th St, Omaha, 
to bring you films inspired by Shakespeare's life and plays,
February 18 through March 5. 


Othello
February 18th - 6 PM
Directed and written by Oliver Parker 
(1995) Running time: 123 minutes
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, 
Irene Jacob
$10 Admission


As You Like It
March 5th - 6 PM
Directed and adapted by Kenneth Branagh 
(2006) Running Time: 127 minutes
Starring: Kevin Kline, David Oyelowo, 
Bryce Dallas Howard
$10 Admission

Following each film, a discussion covering the film itself,
the history of its production, and the interpretation of Shakespeare's
texts, is led by Vincent Carlson-Brown, NS Artistic Director
and guest scholar, D. Scott Glasser, Professor and 
Theatre Coordinator at UNO's School of the Arts"


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