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Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: San Francisco, CA
A Gentle Walk Screening June 10th
If anyone in the area is interested, the rough cut of my film "A Gentle Walk", shot on an XL2 in India and Nepal, will be screened in San Francisco on June 10th. Info below.
Rough Cuts starts next week at the LAB
Rough Cuts, a series of work-in-progress documentary screenings,
debuts Monday, June 9 and Tuesday, June 10 at the LAB.
Join us for two evenings of rough cuts of new works, moderated post-
screening discussions, cocktails, and a chance to catch up with the SF
$5 suggested admission, complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, June 9th at
noon and specify which evening(s) you plan to attend.
The LAB is at 2948 16th Street @ Capp
For more details about the series, visit thelab.org/roughcuts
Monday, June 9 @ 7:00 p.m.
DUST AND ILLUSIONS
Directed by Olivier Bonin
Once a year, on a vast Nevada lakebed surrounded by mountains, the
Burning Man festival brings together tens of thousands of people who
are attracted by the festival’s promise of seven days of
“decommodification,” “community,” “artwork,” and “revelry.” But
increasingly, many question whether Burning Man’s mainstream
appeal threatens—or even upends—the festival’s utopian vision.
Through a series of in-depth interviews of the festival’s founders,
organizers, and participants, DUST AND ILLUSIONS traces the
festival’s history, while examining whether the festival is a victim of its
Moderator – Svetlana Cvetko
Director and Cinematographer Svetlana Cvetko recently wrapped
production as the director of photography of a narrative feature film
starring Adam Goldberg. Other notable credits include director of “No
War” (Winner Grand Prix du Public in Films de Femmes 2001) and, as
director of photography, “Birju” (Sundance 2002, Berlin 2002,
nominated for Student Oscar); “Raw” (Sundance 2005), and “Dorme”
Tuesday, June 10 @ 7:00 p.m.
A GENTLE WALK
Directed by Brandon Katcher
While filming a wedding one day, a filmmaker, fresh out of college,
meets a Zen monk, who encourages him to drop everything and travel
to South Asia. Reluctantly, the filmmaker agrees, and begins an
unexpected journey—through India to the River Ganges to the
Himalayas to Mount Everest—that is both deeply personal and, in
many ways, universal.
Moderator – Michael Jacobs
Michael Jacobs's feature documentary “Audience of One” won awards
at South by Southwest, Silverdocs and DocFest festivals and was
included in the 2007 New Directors/New Films series at Lincoln Center.
The film premieres on the Sundance Channel in 2009. Jacobs is
currently producing/directing a 10-part documentary web series for
Sony Pictures Television. Additionally, Jacobs has produced over 10
television spots for Current TV.
Hope to see you there,
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