2018 MOVIES

 

Theme: PROPAGANDA
Jan 11, 2018
The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)
A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, German film director notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis (IMDb).
Feb 8, 2018
Their Finest (2016)
Danish filmmaker Lone Scherfig directs a sterling British cast in this period comedy-drama about a group of filmmakers struggling to make an inspirational film to boost morale during the Blitz of London in World War II.
Mar 8, 2018
Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)
A drama based on Texas Democratic congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects (IMDb).
Apr 12, 2018
TBA
May 10, 2018
TBA


NOTE:
glass of wineThe right combination of exercise, learning, (and wine) can improve memory.

Exercise improves mood, information processing, makes thinking more flexible.

Mmentally stimulating activities cause improvements in memory—such as reading our background articles, and analyzing and discussing the sometimes complex issues presented in film :-).

For people over 60, light or moderate alcohol intake is associated with better recall of past events, according to a new study.
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