So I am still waiting on press materials from some of you to start promoting the screening. I have complete notes from Kimberly and Carolina. I still need a bio from you Dev. Everybody else, please send me stuff asap. Carolina, thanks for making such a rad poster. Can you send one with the times and days on it asap? Please also make sure to promote the screenings to your friends once everything is up. I am excited these screenings should be lots of fun!
Next week, we are in Crits so there is no class. Otherwise, I will see you in class on the 7th. It is MANDATORY that you come to class that day. It will be our last time to organize things before the screenings. Please also come to class ready to present a sample of your screening and to talk about how the pieces you chose fit into your curatorial aim for the program. The presentations will be informal.
Please meet at 5:45 PM in Columbia College’s Film Row (1104 S. Wabash, 8th floor) to help run the screening of Les Blank’s films.The evening’s schedule will be as follows:
Monday, April 23rd at 6 pm
THE SUN’S GONNA SHINE (1969, 10m)
THE BLUES ACCORDIN’ TO LIGHTNIN’ HOPKINS (1969, 31m)
SPROUT WINGS AND FLY (1980, 31m)
Monday, April 23rd at 8 pm
GOD RESPECTS US WHEN WE WORK, BUT LOVES US WHEN WE DANCE (1968, 20m)
WERNER HERZOG EATS HIS SHOE (1979, 22m)
GAP-TOOTHED WOMEN (1987, 31 m)
Class is in the classroom. You will be meeting with Jon Satrom and Nick Briz of //gli.tc/h/
Please check out their website here: http://gli.tc/h/
Be sure to look all around and have questions. It is a big deal. this conference is collaboratively curated across great distances and has three sites internationally. Super good work these guys are doing. They will show you some stuff from the symposium and talk to you about how they did it.
And please send me your press materials and
have your collaborative press tasks done and sent to me by Monday am.
Come to class with your final program notes and ready to present your YouTube presentation. We will also finalize the schedule for the program weekend and decide on how to promote the events and start building promotional materials.
Screening of SCRAPPERS at the 2010 Chicago Underground Film Festival at The Gene Siskel Film Center
We are in the classroom this week. We will be visited by Patrick Friel, the director of the Onion City Film Festival and Bryan Wendorf, director of The Chicago Underground Film Festival. They will present work from previous festivals and talk to us about how they curate their festivals.
Please read the articles sent via email and have a few questions ready for our guests. Be preparing your youtube presentation and your program notes/press materials due on April 9th.