2019 History and Film Series: Gallipoli
Thu, Apr 04
Marking the hundreth-year anniversary of the end of the First World War, this series explores the popular understanding and memory of the First World War as these evolved from the 1919 to the present through the medium of film.Gallipoli (1981)Two competitive sprinters from remote Western Australia are drafted into Britiain's colonial forces to serve as message runners during the ill-fated campaign against Ottoman troops in the Dardanelles. Led by inept aristocratic officers, ANZAC troops are meaninglessly slaughtered by Turkish machine-gunners in a battle that would mark the awakening of Australian national consciousness.
- Presented By: Weber State University Department of History
- Dates: April 4, 2019
- Location: Shepherd Union Building - Weber State University
- Address: 3850 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408
- Time: 6:00 PM to 11:59 PM