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Films & Schedules - 12 TAKES

Sun, Nov 13, 2011
at 5 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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12 TAKES

DIRECTOR: JOHN BOLTON, JENN STROM, KENNETH SHERMAN, JESSE SAVATH, BLAINE THURIER, KEVIN EASTWOOD, KATRIN BOWEN - BRITISH COLUMBIA

(DOC) Seven B.C. filmmakers take on a dozen B.C. artists with visual flair and imagination. Writer Douglas Coupland discusses his career as a visual artist interrupted. Carl Newman discloses his fears as he works on the next New Pornographers album. David Burdeny travels the world taking photographs of iconic cityscapes. Shane Koyczan still can’t find love. Also included are profiles of dancers 605 Collective and Noam Gagnon, classical musicians National Broadcast Orchestra, visual artists Reece Terris and Roy Henry Vickers, author/artist Nick Bantock, architect Omer Arbel, and design studio Organelle. (29 mins.)

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FREEDOM ON THE FENCE
DIRECTOR: ANDREA MARKS / CORVALLIS, OR
(DOC) From World War II through the fall of Communism, the streets of Warsaw and other Polish cities were blanketed with posters announcing opera, theater, film, and other cultural events. The imaginative metaphors, brilliant colors, and powerful visuals put Poland in the forefront of poster art. Inspiring and rich with wondrous images, FREEDOM ON THE FENCE details the evolution of this art form by revealing the unique role posters played in the social, political, and cultural life of Poland, including rare footage of Henryk Tomaszewksi, the undisputed master of the Polish poster. (40 mins.)

Sponsored by the Polish Library Building Association.

Whitsell Auditorium     69 Minutes    

Interests: Documentary.

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