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Flicks for Free - Amelie, Chinatown, & The Godfather

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Time: Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual

Amélie (also known as The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain) is a 2001 French-German romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Written by Jeunet with Guillaume Laurant, the film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre. It tells the story of a shy waitress, played by Audrey Tautou, who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better while struggling with her own isolation.

Chinatown is a 1974 American neo-noir mystery film directed by Roman Polanski from a screenplay by Robert Towne, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. The film was inspired by the California Water Wars, a series of disputes over southern California water at the beginning of the 20th century, by which Los Angeles interests secured water rights in the Owens Valley.[4] The Robert Evans production, released by Paramount Pictures, was the director's last film in the United States and features many elements of film noir, particularly a multi-layered story that is part mystery and part psychological drama.

The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola who co-wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo, based on Puzo's best-selling 1969 novel of the same name. The film stars Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, and Diane Keaton. It is the first installment in The Godfather trilogy. The story, spanning from 1945 to 1955, chronicles the Corleone family under patriarch Vito Corleone (Brando), focusing on the transformation of one of his sons, Michael Corleone (Pacino), from reluctant family outsider to ruthless mafia boss.


Link to access the movies:

Amelie: Coming soon

Chinatown: https://digitalcampus.swankmp.net/vs-tosu43710/watch/B60DC5607A2FD78E?referrer=direct

The Godfather: https://digitalcampus.swankmp.net/vs-tosu43710/watch/089D1ADE6561841E?referrer=direct

Time: Links are valid from Wednesday, November 17th, at 8 PM EST to Thursday, November 18th, at 8 PM EST.

Policy: Tickets are only valid for Ohio State students. As a reminder, this is a first-come, first-served screening. It is not a guarantee that you will be able to access the movie if we exceed our streaming maximum.

Log In:

  • For On Campus Students (those connected to OSU WiFi), once you open the link, the movie will begin playing. 
  • For Off Campus Students (those not connected to OSU WiFi), once you open the link, you will be prompted to log in with you OSU credentials (name.#). From there, the movie will begin playing.
  • As a reminder, this is a first-come, first-served screening. It is not a guarantee that you will be able to access the movie if we exceed our streaming maximum.

If you run into any issues with the link, please email Krystal Vielman-Diaz at vielman.1@osu.edu.

 

Isabel Bayer
Ohio Union Activities Board
bayer.102@osu.edu
614-688-1061

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