Re: [Videolib] Films about Fences

From: Rosen, Rhonda J. <rrosen@lmu.edu>
Date: Thu Jun 18 2009 - 10:58:28 PDT

well, if you want to go with neighborhoods and personal fences....and is
new...Lakeview Terrace?
 
Rhonda

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From: videolib-bounces@lists.berkeley.edu
[mailto:videolib-bounces@lists.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Michael
Vollmar-Grone
Sent: Thursday, June 18, 2009 8:17 AM
To: VideoLib
Subject: [Videolib] Films about Fences

Help! Working with the local Historical Society.

They have the Smithsonian's Between Fences Traveling Exhibit which in
described as

         "your home and the land on which it stand...settling of the
United States, the establishment of its communities, and the building of
its borders...In other words. this exhibition is about fences."
        

http://www.museumonmainstreet.org/exhibs_fences/fences.htm

What has been requested is a feature film reflecting those parameters
that would attract an audience and, of course, is covered under our
Movie USA license.

A few quick title thoughts: Open Range, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Big
Country, Fantasticks, Rabbit Proof Fence (yeah, I know it's Australian),
Boy in the Striped Pajamas and Life Is Beautiful (both concentration
camps in Europe), Cheyenne Autumn, and How the West was Won. Not sure
these are real crowd pleasers but need to start somewhere
<http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057940/>

Any other ideas much appreciated!

Michael Vollmar-Grone
Director of Digital Media Services
Shelby County Libraries
230 East North Street
Sidney, OH 45365
vollmami@oplin.org

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