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2012 Fall Film Series: Kieslowski's The Decalogue, hosted by DSPT Fellow Ron Austin

The DecalogueHosted by DSPT Fellow Ron Austin, Hollywood producer, screenwriter and director.

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The Decalogue, Kieslowski's dramatic cinematic masterpiece, was produced in 1989 for Polish television, and consists of ten 1- hour films, each loosely based on one of the Ten Commandments. Join us to watch one, several, or all of these artistic, probing, and daring investigations into the human condition. Conversation to follow each screening.

For an intriguing exploration of Kieslowski's The Decalogue, read this article by Professor Lloyd Baugh, SJ, PDF Professor at Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

All screenings start at 7:30 pm. Be sure to RSVP for each screening by following the links below or calling (888) 450-3778. Space is limited.

  • Friday, September 7: I and II "I am the Lord your God; you shall have no other gods before me" and "You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain"
  • Saturday, September 8: III and IV "Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy" and "Honor your father and your mother"
  • Saturday, September 22: V "You shall not kill"
  • Saturday, October 6: VI "You shall not commit adultery"
  • Saturday, October 20: VII "You shall not steal"
  • Saturday, November 3: VIII "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor"
  • Saturday, November 17: IX "You shall not covet your neighbor's wife"
  • Saturday, December 1: X "You shall not covet your neighbor's goods" and an interview with Kieslowski