January 10, Saturday
3:00 and 8:00 PM, Dana Auditorium
The Hirschfield International Film Series presents Ballast. In the cold, winter light of a rural Mississippi Delta township, a man's suicide radically transforms three character's lives and throws off-balance what has long been a static arrangement among them. Sponsored by the Hirschfield International Film Series. (Lance Hammer, USA, 2008, 96 minutes) Free
The Granite Stoke Screening
Saturday, October 18th
5:00pm in Axinn 232
A Film Directed by Ryan Scura ’11
Co-sponsored by the Programs on Creativity and Innovation (PCI)
and the Film and Media Department
New Hampshire is not known for its waves, but a vibrant surfing
community calls this 13-mile coastline home. The Granite Stoke,
directed by Ryan Scura ’11 and Dylan Ladds (RISD ’11), was initially
funded by Middlebury’s PCI MiddChallenge (formerly Stonehenge)
grant and recently was made into a feature-length film.
Remaking Cinema with Home Movies
Rick Prelinger is one of the world's foremost experts on "ephemeral films" such as home movies, industrial training films, and advertising. He runs the Prelinger Archive of Moving Images (http://archive.org/details/prelinger ), as well as the Prelinger Library of ephemeral print documents in San Francisco (http://www.prelingerlibrary.org ).
Tuesday, October 15th, Axinn 232 @ 4:30pm
Film Screening Process
Please review copyright issues related to screening films prior to starting the reservation process. You must start this process at least two weeks in advance of the screening date.
|Step 1||Contact Susan Driscoll via email email@example.com or by phone ext. 2048 to see if the film is available and to verify the cost of the film.|
|Step 2||Schedule space with Tammy Grant via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone ext. 3147.|
Note: If you need tech assistance, you will need to contact the Helpdesk at ext. 2200 to make the appropriate arrangements.
Films can be picked up at the circulation desk in the library on the day of the event. Films must be returned to the circulation desk the day after the screening.
Some common questions about rights answered here!
Alison Maggart, Class of 2008, has been working as harpist with and assistant to the renowned Indian film composer A.R. Rahman. Rahman is known as the "John Williams of India" -- with "Slumdog Millionaire" just one of the recent films for which he has composed music. Maggart's duties include orchestrating, arranging and preparing Rahman's scores for his films.