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THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI
The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 British-American epic war classic, directed by David Lean and based on the novel, Le Pont de la Riviera Kwai (1952) by Pierre Boulle. About the film: After settling his differences with a Japanese prisoner of war camp commander, a British colonel cooperates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
This series, in partnership with UCR Palm Desert, focuses on Academy Award-winning book-to-film selections. Viewers are encouraged to read the books prior to each screening.There will be a brief review and talk before the screening, followed by a discussion facilitated by Tod Goldberg, director of the UCR Palm Desert MFA program, cultural critic, and author of more than a dozen books.Registration is free, but seating is limited.
Wednesday, July 25
@UCR Palm Desert | 75080 Frank Sinatra Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211 | (760) 834-0800
For more information please contact the education department at 760.322.2930 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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