The list includes contemporary films, World War II documentaries, ‘90s realist films, ‘60s political cinema, and even some silent film. Professor Pavle Levi said that he tries to pick films which will expose students to the richness of global cinema through their diversity.
I was entirely unprepared both for the rigorous passion that is Professor Levi and for the excitement that his enthusiasm would engender in me.
Henry S. Breitrose, Ph.D. ’66, who taught the history of film and film aesthetics for more than five decades at Stanford and founded Stanford’s documentary film program, died Oct. 2 at his campus house. He was 78.