FALL FILMS CROSSING BORDERS/PUSHING BOUNDARIES – Brokeback Mountain


Wednesday, November 9, 3:30pm-6:00 pm
(FDR) Faculty Dining Room
Discussion after the film will be led by Professor Ernest Ialongo.
Brokeback Mountain begins in the summer of 1963 when two young men, Ennis, a ranch hand, and Jack, an aspiring rodeo bull rider, are sent to work together herding sheep on Brokeback Mountain in Wyoming. What had otherwise been anticipated as a rather uneventful venture, will soon turn into an affair of love, of lust, and of complications that span19 years of their lives.The film is based on the short novel of the same title by Annie Proulx. (Summary adapted from Jamaica Sugar on IMDB.com.)

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