Park University to Host Screenings, Discussions on World War I Related Movies

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Movies related to the 100th anniversary of World War I will be featured as part of a Movie Talk series at Park University. A series of seven movies will be shown during the 2014-15 academic year in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus starting at 7 p.m. Following each movie, which are free and open to the public, Park students majoring in history and English will lead a discussion of the film.

The first film, “All Quiet on the Western Front,” will be shown on Wednesday, Sept. 10. Additional movies to be featured are:
          •  “Westfront 1918” — Wednesday, Oct. 22
          •  “The Outskirts” — Monday, Nov. 17
          •  “Joyeux Noel” — Wednesday, Dec. 3
          •  “Grand Illusion” — Wednesday, Feb. 18
          •  “Darling Lili” — Wednesday, March 18
          •  “Lawrence of Arabia” — Wednesday, April 8

The Movie Talk series is co-sponsored by Park University’s Zeta Omicron chapter of Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society and the Alpha Eta Epsilon chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society. For more information about the series, contact Tim Westcott, Ph.D., associate professor of history, at tim.westcott@park.edu / (816) 584-6364.


Please note: McCoy Meetin’ House has restricted physical access. Park University wants to make available to everyone access to all programs and activities conducted in this building. Requests for physical access accommodations should be addressed in a timely manner to Park University’s Office of Campus Safety at (816) 584-6444. Park University will make all reasonable modifications to ensure that individuals with physical challenges have an equal opportunity to enjoy all programs and activities.