"Dreamchild" (1985) is a British drama film that stars Coral Browne, Ian Holm, Peter Gallagher, Nicola Cowper and Amelia Shankley and is a fictionalized account of Alice Liddell, the child who inspired Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The film evolves from the factual to the hallucinatory as Alice revisits her memories of the Reverend Charles Dodgson (Holm), in Victorian-era Oxford to her immediate present in Depression-era New York.
THE CATS OF MIRIKITANI, a documentary (2006) that explores the life of an eighty-year-old Japanese man, who survived the trauma of WWII, internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. CUSSW's AGE Caucus is screening it on Thursday night.
From Here to Eternity - Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.