Events on Monday, February 11, 2013
Beirut the Last Home Movie w/ director Jennifer Fox
Feb1120137:00 pm - 9:30 pmParamount Center
Bright Family Screening Room
Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts
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On Monday, February 11 at 7:00pm, special guest, filmmaker Jennifer Fox will present and answer questions about her debut documentary Beirut: The Last Home Movie, which won seven international awards, including Best Documentary Film and Best Cinematography at the 1988 Sundance Film Festival and Best Documentary at the 1988 Cinema Du Reel Festival, Paris. The film chronicles three months in the life of a Lebanese family living in a heavily-bombed Beirut neighborhood—revealing their everyday life as they attempt to maintain their upper-class lifestyle during the Lebanese Civil War.
On Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00pm, six student documentary films will be screened including a feature presentation of Losing LeBron by Emerson graduate students Nicole Prowell Hart and Allyson Sherlock. The film traces the impact of NBA superstar LeBron James' decision to sign with the Miami Heat, leaving behind his home state and devoted fans of Cleveland, Ohio.
Refreshments will be served.