Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Female Shorts: Film & Video Showcase

Female Shorts: Film & Video Showcase celebrates Independent Female Filmmakers in a four-day event at the Torpedo Factory Art Center

When: June 3-6, 2010

Where: Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery, 105 N. Union Street, Alexandria, VA

Who: Collaboration between the Torpedo Factory Art Center and The Art League

Additional Information: Please visit our website to learn more about the programming timeline and the selected filmmakers -
Open daily 10-6pm and until 9pm on Thursdays

Schedule and Special Programming:
The Gallery will be showing all of the 22 chosen films throughout the day beginning at 10am.

June 3: 10-6pm: Screening of the 22 chosen films
6:00-9pm: Opening reception to meet the filmmakers and the juror, Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

June 4: 10-5pm: Screening of the 22 chosen films
*7pm: Special Screening of “Who Does She Think She Is?” directed by Pamela Tanner Boll followed by an audience discussion mediated by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins and Pamela H. Viola ($5 advance tickets; $8 at the door)

June 5:Screening of the 22 chosen films
1-2pm: Screening of Karen Sosnoski’s “Wedding Advice: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace” followed by director’s discussion
3-5pm: Screening of Karen Cantor’s, “Last Rights” and “The Danish Solution” followed by director’s discussion

June 6: Screening of the 22 chosen films
2-3pm: Screening of experimental film “Pandora’s Clock” and “Danse Maudite” (work in progress) followed by a director’s discussion with Blanca Gruber and Anne C. Fisher
5-6pm: Closing reception/awards ceremony with special screening and director’s discussion of “EcoDude” and “Beauty is Motion” by local student filmmaker, Sydney Schaedel

*all events are free unless otherwise noted

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

WomanMade Reception this Thursday

Exhibition Dates: May 1 - 30, 2010
Reception: May 13, 6-8pm • Juror's Talk with Lillian Fitzgerald: 7pm

Special Programming: May 13 at 7:30pm • Karen Reedy Dance

Following the gallery talk at 7:30pm, Karen Reedy Dance will perform Enter, with choreography by Robert Battle. Exploring the various stages of womanhood, this trio (Constance Dinapoli, Adriane Fang, and Karen Reedy) is set to Strauss arias that will be performed live by soprano Kathryn Hearden.

photo credit: Lois Greenfield