Yep, I'm still banging this drum. See our movies with FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE! How come? 'Cause there's nothing so cool as watching a film then having the people who made that film step right out to have a Q&A discussion with YOU about what you just watched. These are the superstar filmmakers of tomorrow and we have them for you today. What are some of the films that have FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE today? Well, since ya twisted my arm about it... ;D
But first, PLAN AHEAD! CLICK HERE to get tickets now for Monday's IN CONVERSATION WITH RORY KENNEDY at 5:30 PM at the Sarasota High School. TICKETS ARE GOING FAST!
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ALL ME: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WINFRED REMBERT
A moving must-see documentary about a man consigned to a chain gang in the 1960s after being confronted by a lynch mob during a civil rights march. Painting on tooled leather (a unique form of folk art learned in prison) he now transforms the tragic circumstances of his youth into a unique and profoundly moving form of art.
Listen up for a Soundbyte Interview with the filmmakers!
ADVENTURES IN PLYMPTOONS!
ADVENTURES IN PLYMPTOONS! explores the life and career of Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton. Plympton creates independent animation films faster than they can be released. This documentary mixes clips from Plympton's work and
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HOT LIST FILM RECOMMENDATIONS: SOME FOR THIS WEEKEND!
Last year's THROUGH THE TUNNEL told a remarkably moving story that engaged a huge audience and illuminated an important part of African American history that unfolded in our area. This year VETERANS OF COLOR does all that and more. This is a must-see documentary telling the stories of what African American veterans faced upon returning home after their service in WWII, Korea and Viet Nam. And all the subjects live in our area. These are the amazing stories of your neighbors and you must hear them firsthand. This is a movie everyone will be talking about this weekend, so get your tickets now! Filmmaker Mark Parry is scheduled to appear for after screening Q&As!
VETERANS OF COLOR screens this Saturday at 7:15 PM and encores Tuesday, April 17th at 5:30 PM.
Coming up in just a moment is an exclusive interview with VETERANS OF COLOR director Mark Parry. Before that, take a quick look at—
GIMME THE LOOT
RHYTHM OF STRUCTURE: BOWERY AND BEYOND
WELCOME TO PINE HILL
Activist turned filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro, goes in search of her identity and discovers long held family secrets.
In the 1960’s, a lynch mob in a small Georgia town confronted a young man named Winfred Rembert during a civil rights march....
Malcolm and Sofia are graffiti loving teenagers on a mission; they want to tag the ultimate New
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