March 7, 2013
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‘Albert Nobbs’ Focus of Philosphy Film Series March 11 at FRCC in Longmont

“Albert Nobbs,” a film starring Glenn Close that explores the lowly position of women in 19th century Ireland, is the featured selection for the Philosophy Film Series March 11 at Front Range Community College.

The film, which received three Academy Award nominations, also stars Janet McTeer, Aaron Johnson, and Mia Wasikowska. The film cleverly weaves into a rich tapestry commentary on gender, homosexuality, social expectations, and themes of masculinity and femininity.

Shown in celebration of Women’s History month, the film will be framed by comments from Professor Catlyn Keenan and include a discussion afterward on the gender tropes and social mores the film calls into question.

The movie will be shown at 6 p.m. Monday, March 11, in the Community Room of the Classroom Building at the Boulder County Campus, 2121 Miller Drive, Longmont.

Admission is free. Seating is limited, with FRCC students given first priority. The movie has an R rating.


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About Front Range Community College

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education. CCCS serves more than 162,000 students annually. The system oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and six other post-secondary institutions.

 

About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a somewhat-frequent bicycle commuter, a certified soccer referee, and a newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.

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