The bleak Oslo is just one film offered on this season's International Film Series schedule at the University of Colorado at Boulder; it screens today at 7 and 9 p.m. in Muenzinger Auditorium on the CU campus.
That season, which kicked off just a little over a week ago, is worth perusal not only for its variety, but also because the IFS is one of the few series still dedicated to screening films in all their traditional reel-to-reel, celluloid glory, eschewing the ubiquitous digital print, the way IFS director Pablo Kjolseth believes film was meant to be seen. Dinosaur or not, this fall's series will proceed with a season of old, new and cult offerings, including a sub-series co-produced with Alamo Drafthouse, a free quartet of classic Japanese films from Nikkatsu Studios, and a variety of special screenings with in-person appearances. Admission is $4 to $7 (or pay $50 for a ten-time punch card); for details and a complete downloadable schedule, go to www.internationalfilmseries.com or call 303-492-1531.
Sun., Sept. 16, 7 & 9 p.m.; Mon., Sept. 17, 7 & 9 p.m., 2012