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COVID-19: The Club will not return to in-person screenings this winter. (Unfortunately, the opportunity to screen films online is also limited as only a few movies are being offered virtually.) We still do not believe we can operate successfully - the Pandemic persists, at times, very aggressively which then impacts rules imposed by our participating theaters. Most concerning, not only to the Club but to the art-house industry in general, is the fact that the audience who frequents our program (and independent cinemas), has simply not returned in a significant way. We do hope that there will be a time in the not too distant future where conditions look more promising. We miss our members, our meetings, our moderators and mostly, the great movies (presented the way they should be, in a theater!). We promise to update our members as soon as there is a definite plan of action! Thanks for being patient and stay safe!
Boston Co-Moderator Linda Dittmar is a Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and has been teaching film and literature for four decades. In recent years she has also taught film overseas in Paris, Tel Aviv and India. In addition to many articles and book chapters, her publications include From Hanoi to Hollywood: The Vietnam War in American Film and Multiple Voices in Feminist Film Criticism. This winter she will be lecturing in India for the Fulbright Foundation.