Re: [Videolib] Films about Fences

From: Jackson, Sandra F. <Jacksonsf@uncw.edu>
Date: Thu Jun 18 2009 - 14:16:15 PDT

If you need a family-friendly film, a fence (and the scary dog behind it) was a major part of The Sandlot.

Sandra F. Jackson
Film Program Coordinator
Lumina Theater & Sharky's Box Office
UNCW Presents
The University of North Carolina Wilmington
910.962.7971
jacksonsf@uncw.edu
http://www.uncw.edu/lumina

From: videolib-bounces@lists.berkeley.edu [mailto:videolib-bounces@lists.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Rosen, Rhonda J.
Sent: Thursday, June 18, 2009 1:58 PM
To: videolib@lists.berkeley.edu
Subject: Re: [Videolib] Films about Fences

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

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<mailto:vollmami@oplin.org>

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