Video NightCap at Midwinter

Mike Boedicker (mboedicker@hotmail.com)
Thu, 2 Jan 2003 12:16:02 -0800 (PST)

I posted something about this weeks ago, but here's a reminder from ALA
President Mitch Freedman for all those attending the Midwinter Conference
later this month in Philadelphia. VRT is co-sponsoring this and it should
be cool:

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>Dear Colleagues,
>
>Following is the schedule and information about an unusual President's
>Program scheduled for ALA Midwinter. There will be a Video NiteCap,
>Saturday - Monday evenings, 9-12pm, each night. Everyone is invited to
>attend at no charge and enjoy an evening of fine movies.
>
>Please read below, and go to the links provided should you wish to find
>out more about all of the films. The location of the room will be made
>available shortly.
>
>The schedule, and the links to the films and their descriptions, are:
>
>Saturday: The Trials of Henry Kissinger (80 minutes)
> with Ducktators (52 minutes)
>
> http://www.frif.com/new2002/kiss.html
> http://www.frif.com/new97/ducktator.html
>
>Sunday: Chomsky (74 minutes)
> with Etoiles (98 minutes)
>
> http://www.frif.com/new2002/pandt.html
> http://www.frif.com/new2002/eto.html
>
>Monday: The Stone Reader (127 minutes)
> with Isaac Babel (52 minutes)
>
> http://www.stonereader.net/synopsis.html
> http://www.frif.com/new99/ibabel.html
>
>The three feature movies are all outstanding and the second movies each
>night are also good.
>
>For your information, the Kissinger & Chomsky movies are playing in
>first-run theaters in NYC. The Kissinger movie will soon be opening
>around the country.
>
>Stone Reader will be opening in NYC early in 2003, and has been showing
>around the country.
>
>Through the auspices of First Run Features/Icarus Films, Eugene Jerecki,
>the Kissinger filmmaker, will be present Saturday night to present "The
>Trials of Henry Kissinger."
>
>Mark Moskowitz will be there for the showing of his film, The Stone
>Reader, and will introduce it on Monday night.
>
>Jonathon Miller of First Run/Icarus plans to attend Saturday or Sunday.
>
>The Video Round Table is co-sponsoring the event. Five of the six films
>have been made available by First Run Features/Icarus Films, and the
>Stone Reader has been made available by Mark Moskowitz, the filmmaker.
>We are grateful to Seymour Wishman, President of First Run
>Features/Icarus Films, for making his films available, and also to Mark
>Moskowitz for Stone Reader.
>
>An unnamed--for the time being--sponsor is underwriting the cost of the
>projection equipment and the projectionist.
>
>I hope you will plan to attend one or more of the programs.
>
>I encourage you to forward this message to any other lists on which
>there may be Midwinter attendees who might be interested in seeing the
>films.
>
>Best wishes.
>
>mitch
>Maurice J. Freedman, MLS, PhD
>President of the American Library Association
>http://www.mjfreedman.org
>
>Director, Westchester (NY) Library System
>410 Saw Mill River Road - Suite 1000
>Ardsley, NY 10502-2605
>voice (914) 674-3600 x223; fax: (914) 674-4193
>freedman@wlsmail.org
>www.westchesterlibraries.org

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Mike Boedicker
Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL 61832
(217) 477-5223 ext. 123 / Fax: (217) 477-5230
mboedicker@hotmail.com
http://www.danville.lib.il.us

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