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Carmen on Film

Hi all, and James especially,


There is a book on film versions of Carmen, Carmen on Film: A Cultural History, which looks pretty good. Here's a review:


I'm not sure if they cover U-Carmen e-Khayelitsha since it came out in 2005, so I'm adding that title here.


best, Jenny 


opera and film class

Dear James,

 I will mention this during our discussion today, but wanted to post some links for you. Doris Dorrie (umlaut on the o) is a German filmmaker who has been staging operas over the past 8 years or so. I saw her Cosi fan tutte in Berlin and it was great.

 The performance is on dvd:

 There is also dvd of her staging of Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera: 

A Foreign Affair radio show

Hi all,

 I ran across this on youtube... a radio version of A Foreign Affair with Lucille Ball, John Lund and Marlene Dietrich. Billy Wilder says a few words at the very end...

(in five parts) 

best, Jenny

Lang, Fury and Hangmen Also Die

Hi all,

Ok--I think I have this under control now. I will upload two documents with all the photos. Let me know if you have problems opening them. Thanks! -Jenny 

project presentation

Hi all,
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