[Videolib] VRT GALA June 26 at Gene Siskel Film Center

Konkel, Mary (Konkel@cdnet.cod.edu)
Wed, 8 Jun 2005 14:32:26 -0500

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Tickets still available. Come join us!!!!

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2005 VIDEO ROUND TABLE GALA=20

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WHEN: Sunday June 26 from 5:30-9:30 p.m.=20

WHERE: Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago =20

WHAT: Screening of film Urban Poet followed by

discussion with writer/producer/director,=20

Antonio Franceschi

COST: $25 for VRT members; $30 for non-members

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Set in Chicago, Urban Poet is a coming of age story following Rita, a =
young Puerto Rican poet from Humboldt Park struggling to find her voice. =
At odds with the social ills in her community, she puts her frustrations =
onto paper and establishes herself as a serious contender in the Latino =
Caf=E9 Poetry Slam Competition. The film received high marks from film =
critic Roger Ebert during the 19th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival =
and April 11, 2003 was declared "Urban Poet Day" in Chicago.=20

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Urban Poet marked Antonio Franceschi's feature film directorial debut. =
He began his career in various production capacities on independent =
films and television productions His extensive career in television led =
him to produce several broadcast shows. He is the founder of New Film =
Production, a Latino-owned independent television and motion picture =
company located in Chicago.=20

Visit www.newfilmproduction.com <http://www.newfilmproduction.com/> for =
more information.

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5:30-7:00 light refreshments/appetizers/desserts

cash bar (beer, wine, soda only)

7:00-9:00 film screening and discussion

9:00-9:30 door prizes =20

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The Gene Siskel Film Center is located at 164 North State Street (State =
and Lake), across from the Chicago Theater and =BD block from Marshall =
Fields' flagship store. It is within walking distance of several of the =
ALA Conference hotels, the Palmer House Hilton being the closest, so you =
can use the ALA shuttle for arrival. It is just steps from the Red Line =
EL stop at Lake Street or at the Brown Line's State and Lake Street =
stop. Cabs are also an easy option. There is no street parking, but =
since this is the theater district, several parking garages are =
available within a few blocks, but be warned, they could cost you as =
much as your Gala ticket. Visit http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/ =
<http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/> for more information.

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PLEASE TEAR OFF THIS PORTION AND MAIL WITH YOUR CHECK PAYABLE TO: =
American Library Assn/Video Round Table

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NAME: _____________________________________________

INSTITUTION: _________________________________________

ADDRESS: ___________________________________________

_____________________________________________________

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EMAIL: _______________________________________________

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_____ # of tickets @ $25

_____ # of tickets @ $30

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Email confirmation will be sent and tickets will be mailed up until June =
17.

There will be a ticket "will call" at the Film Center. Gala capacity 175 =
people. =20

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Check payable to: American Library Assn/Video Round Table

Send to: Mary S. Konkel, Treasurer

ALA Video Round Table

College of DuPage Library SRC 3038A

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599

Email: konkel@cdnet.cod.edu =
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630/942-2662

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Mary S. Konkel
Assistant Professor
Head of Technical Services
College of DuPage
Library SRC 3038A
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Voice: 630/942-2662
Fax: 630/858-8757
Email: konkel@cdnet.cod.edu
Library website: www.cod.edu/library

"You see, I don't believe that libraries should be drab places where =
people sit in silence, and that's been the main reason for our policy of =
employing wild animals as librarians" -- Gorilla Librarian sketch, Monty =
Python's Flying Circus

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Tickets still available.  Come join = us!!!!

 

 

2005 VIDEO ROUND TABLE = GALA=20

 

 

WHEN:   Sunday June 26 from = 5:30-9:30 p.m.=20

WHERE: Gene Siskel Film Center, = Chicago=20  

WHAT:   Screening of film Urban Poet followed=20 by

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           &n= bsp;  =20 Antonio=20 Franceschi

COST:    $25 for VRT = members; $30 for=20 non-members

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Set in Chicago, Urban Poet is a coming of age = story=20 following Rita, a young Puerto Rican poet from Humboldt Park struggling = to find=20 her voice. At odds with the social ills in her community, she puts her=20 frustrations onto paper and establishes herself as a serious contender = in the=20 Latino Caf=E9 Poetry Slam Competition. The film received high marks from film critic Roger Ebert = during the=20 19th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival and April 11, 2003 was declared = =93Urban=20 Poet Day=94 in Chicago.

 

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Urban Poet marked Antonio Franceschi=92s = feature film=20 directorial debut. He began his career in various production capacities = on=20 independent films and television productions His extensive career in = television=20 led him to produce several  broadcast shows. He is the = founder of New=20 Film Production, a Latino-owned independent television and motion = picture=20 company located in Chicago.

Visit www.newfilmproduction.com for more=20 information.

5:30-7:00     =20 light = refreshments/appetizers/desserts

           &n= bsp;        =20 cash bar (beer, wine, soda = only)

7:00-9:00      = film=20 screening and discussion

9:00-9:30      = door=20 prizes            &n= bsp; 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gene Siskel Film Center = is located=20 at 164 North State Street =20 (State and=20 Lake), =20 across from=20 the Chicago Theater and =BD block from Marshall Fields=92 flagship = store.  It is within walking distance = of several=20 of the ALA Conference hotels, the Palmer House Hilton being the closest, = so you=20 can use the ALA shuttle for arrival. It is just steps from the Red Line = EL stop=20 at Lake Street or at the Brown Line=92s State and Lake Street stop. Cabs = are also=20 an easy option. There is no street parking, but since this is the = theater=20 district, several parking garages are available within a few blocks, but = be=20 warned, they could cost you as much as your Gala ticket. Visit http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/  for more=20 information.

 

 

 

PLEASE TEAR OFF THIS PORTION AND MAIL WITH YOUR CHECK PAYABLE = TO:  American=20 Library Assn/Video Round = Table

 

NAME:   =20 _____________________________________________

INSTITUTION:=20 _________________________________________

ADDRESS: =20 ___________________________________________

_____________________________________________________=

 

EMAIL: =20 _______________________________________________<= /SPAN>

 

_____        = # of=20 tickets @ $25

_____        = # of=20 tickets @ $30

 

Email confirmation will be = sent and=20 tickets will be mailed up until June 17.

There will be a ticket = =93will call=94 at=20 the Film Center. Gala capacity 175 people. =20

 

Check payable to:  American Library Assn/Video = Round=20 Table

Send to:   Mary S. Konkel,=20 Treasurer

           &n= bsp;    =20 ALA Video Round Table

           &n= bsp;    =20 College of DuPage Library SRC 3038A

           &n= bsp;    =20 Glen Ellyn, IL =20 60137-6599

           &n= bsp;    =20 Email:  konkel@cdnet.cod.edu

           &n= bsp;    =20 630/942-2662

 
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Mary S. = Konkel
Assistant=20 Professor
Head of = Technical=20 Services
College of = DuPage
Library SRC = 3038A
425 Fawell = Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL=20 60137-6599
Voice: 630/942-2662
Fax:   630/858-8757
Email: konkel@cdnet.cod.edu
Library website: = www.cod.edu/library

"You see, I = don't believe=20 that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, and = that's=20 been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as = librarians" --=20 Gorilla Librarian sketch, Monty Python's Flying Circus

 
 
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