The lights of the giant chandelier dimmed as the Mighty Wurlitzer’s eerie tremor flooded the hall and the organist at its console rose from beneath the stage. The performance was a special concert for Marcia Robertson and Bradley Reichek’s honors class at Richmond’s Byrd Theatre Friday afternoon.
Sweet Briar College will host a screening of the 2012 Indian documentary “In God’s Land” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in Tyson Auditorium. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with the director, Pankaj Rishi Kumar.
Jason Thielen (center), an independent filmmaker and animator, directs the cast and crew of his short movie, a visual effects thriller featuring a computer-generated creature. Actor Nathan Walker (far left) is wearing a “gray suit” with tracking markers used for reference to create realistic movement.Independent filmmakers Jason Thielen and wife Kathleen McCabe of Marina del [...]
Thursday, November 3, 2011 Sweet Briar College will host Virginia photographer and filmmaker Richard Robinson for a talk and screening of his documentary film “Rothstein’s First Assignment: A Story About Documentary Truth” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 in Pannell Gallery. The film examines the work of Arthur Rothstein, a New Deal photographer sent to [...]
In his 1981 book, “Shock Value: A Tasteful Book about Bad Taste,” Baltimore filmmaker John Waters writes, “To me, bad taste is what entertainment is all about. If someone vomits watching one of my films, it’s like getting a standing ovation.”
The Sweet Briar College Weekend Film Series opens Sept. 5 and 6 with the Lebanese film, “Caramel.” The annual series, which features recent popular films as well as titles that haven’t been screened locally, is free and open to the public. All shows begin at 7 p.m. in Tyson Auditorium (Room 100) in Benedict Hall.