As part of the University of Bath's first ever Welcome Weeks Film festival, the Skills Centre is hosting four film nights for Skills and Employability Week. From Monday 15 October to Thursday 18 October, you can choose from a selection of British and American films about student life and internships, all showings will take place in 5 West 2.4 and are free to attend.
Educating Rita - Monday 15 October at 7.30pm
28-year old hairdresser Rita crashes into Dr Frank Bryant's life wanting an education. She’s a breath of fresh air for Bryant, who has resigned himself to a life of empty lectures and booze. Educating Rita is an inspiring tale of self-discovery and of the power of education. Starring Julie Walters and Michael Caine.
Good Will Hunting - Tuesday 16 October at 7.30pm
The most brilliant mind at America's top university isn't a student, he's the kid who cleans the floors. Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who is failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor. Finally forced to deal with his past, Will discovers that the only one holding him back is himself. Starring Matt Damon and Robin Williams.
The Internship - Wednesday 17 October at 7.30pm
Two salesmen whose careers have been wrecked by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship programme at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment. The competition is fiercely funny as Billy and Nick break all the rules in a quest to land their dream jobs! Starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn.
Starter for Ten - Thursday 18 October at 7.30pm
Brian heads to university determined to get onto the University Challenge team. He succeeds, only to get caught in a series of personal entanglements. Starter For Ten is a bittersweet romantic comedy about loyalty, class, falling in love and the difference between knowledge and wisdom. Starring Rebecca Hall and James McAvoy.
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