DATES: Saturdays, January 31 and February 7 ; TIME: 10:30 AM -1:30 PM: WINTER 2015
An introduction to lighting and videography featuring hands-on practice with a number of shoot situations common to documentaries. Participants will learn technical skills with the Sony NEX-EA50U and the HXR-NX70U cameras as well as conceptual and problem-solving methods to get the best image out of any budget or location.
Alternately terrifying and wickedly funny, Citizen Koch asks a defining question: “Will big money destroy not only the Republican Party, but our democracy itself?” The film follows a citizen uprising to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as it collides with the Tea Party aligned “Americans for Prosperity”, a group founded and lavishly financed by two of the world’s richest men: David and Charles Koch. As Republican working class voters find themselves in the crosshairs of their own party and its billionaire backers, they are forced to choose sides.
Carl Deal and Tia Lessin are Academy Award® nominated filmmakers who produced and directed
Trouble The Water, winner of the Gotham Independent Film Award, and the Sundance Film Festival’s
Grand Jury Prize. They co-produced Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11, Bowling for Columbine, and
Capitalism: A Love Story.
The 13th Amendment by Mike DennisM (2008, 4:35 min)
This documentary short follows a 90 year old great-great grandmother on her trek to vote for Barack
Obama in the 2008 Pennsylvania Primary. Having voted all her life, this is the first time she’s had the
opportunity to vote for a Black man for the office of President of the United States.