Re: [Videolib] UCB Documentary Exhibit

Glenda J Pearson (pearson@u.washington.edu)
Wed, 7 May 2003 17:23:18 -0700 (PDT)

Hi everyone,
I was lucky enough to be in Berkeley last week and saw Gary's
exhibit ( think I saw Gary too, but he looked too busy to interrupt). I urge all of you to see the exhibit if you are in the Bay area. Well worth the time!
Glenda Pearson
University of Washington Libraries
Seattle, Washington
On Wed, 7 May 2003, Gary Handman wrote:

> Hi all!
>
> We've slapped together a pretty rough-n'-tumble web site covering some of
> the territory covered in the UCB documentary exhibit now up and running in
> the Doe (Main Library) on campus... It's posted
> at: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/reellife
>
> Wish we could somehow include two of the coolest items: the portable,
> synchronous sound Auricon 16mm camera cobbled together by Robert Drew and
> Associates in the early 60's (the camera that basically "invented" cinema
> verite in the US) and...strange but true...Werner Herzog's half-eaten shoe
> (embalmed in lucite for posterity), courtesy of Les Blank (the story behind
> the shoe is at
> http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/reellife/lesblank.htm)
>
> There's a reception to celebrate the official opening of the exhibit on
> Thursday 15 May 5-7pm in the Morrison Library. You're all invited!
>
> Enjoy!
>
> Gary
>
> (we're gonna try to film the exhibit and stream excerpts...stay tuned!)
> Gary Handman
> Director
> Media Resources Center
> Moffitt Library
> UC Berkeley
> ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
> http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC
>
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