Virtual Film Club

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Film Club

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Registration for this event will close on December 17, 2024 @ 7:00pm.

Program Description

Virtual Film Club

Each month we pick a culturally or historically significant film for library patrons to watch and discuss. Watch the film on your own time, then meet with our virtual film club to discuss the film on Zoom. Registration is required. Zoom Invites will be sent out via email.

Event Details

This month's film is The Conformist (1970), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.

Additional Resources:


Turner Classic Movies page:

Official Trailer:



Hal Hinson, Washington Post (1994):

Tim Brayton, Alternate Ending (2015):

Aja Romano, Vox (2018):

Dennis Harvey, 48Hills (2023):

Noah Gittell, CityPaper (2023):

Bruce Isaacs, Close-Up: (8 mins) An evaluation of some of Bertulucci’s effects in ‘The Conformist’

The director discusses his movie (about 4½ minutes):

Jalon Watts, A Shot by Shot Visual Essay  (about 15½ minutes):


ABOUT THE DIRECTOR -- Bernardo Bertolucci

Webpage, Bernardo Bertolucci Foundation:

Senses of Cinema entry:

Jeremy Isaacs (BBC) interview:

Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian: Retrospective appreciation (2018):

Bilge Ebiri (Vulture), ‘The Complicated Legacy of Bernardo Bertulucci (2018):


Suite of music from the soundtrack – composer: Georges Delerue   (about 6 minutes)


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