Thursday, September 4 – Sunday, September 7
Presenting the best of Mexican and Ibero-American cinema from the Guadalajara International Film Festival. This is not a program of the American Cinematheque. For more information, go to www.ficginla.com
In another of our master classes in screen direction, film/visual consultant Thomas Ethan Harris takes a close look at how Mike Nichols’ screen direction elevated Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize winning play into something even greater: a landmark cinematic achievement.
Ken Annakin Centennial! Introduction by Leonard Maltin!
This entertaining (if fictionalized) look at the pivotal WWII conflict features an all-star cast including Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews, Charles Bronson and Telly Savalas (a Golden Globe nominee), as well as some superbly executed action sequences. Leonard Maltin will introduce this tribute to Ken Annakin on the occasion of the English director's 100th birthday
THE MANY SIDES OF ROBERT WISE: A CENTENNIAL TRIBUTE
Learning how to define character and improve story through an effective embrace of the design elements of cinema - art direction, color, sound, etc. - is critical to establishing yourself in a crowded emerging filmmaker arena. Visual Consultant Thomas Ethan Harris leads a clip-based seminar where decorative ingenuity and creativity upstages practicality.