GVSU students host program on how death is portrayed in the movies

heartGrand Valley State University’s Capstone Class of Seniors will host the first of several theses program with a discussion on how films portray death, dying and loss.


The program “Fade Out: Depictions of Death, Loss & Healing in Film” is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Lake Superior Hall on the GVSU Allendale campus.


Various film clips will be utilized in the presentation including “Inside llewyn Davis (Cohen Bros., 2013); “The Death of Mr. Lazarescu” (Pulu, 2005); “Amour” (Haneke, 2012); “Finding Nemo” (Stanton/Unkrick, 2003); “Fly Away Home” (Balllard, 1996); and “My Beautiful Broken Brain” (Robinson, 2014).


GVSU seniors, with GVSU Professor Kathleen Blumreich moderating, will be hosting the panel discussion.


Parking is allowed in the GVSU parking lots after 6 p.m.