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Free Movies at Duke - April 11-13

Julie
stitcherymart
Cary, NC
Post #: 369
These events are free and open to the public.
http://ami.duke.edu/s...­

Monday April 11th at 8:30pm in the Nasher Museum of Art Lecture Hall:
"AMI Student Film Award Screening"


A presentation of award winning student films from Fall 2010 Arts of the Moving Image courses at Duke, in the following categories:

Best Narrative:
-- "Andante" by Josh Sanchez
--"A Celestial Visit" by Josh Stewart

Best Experimental:
-- "Transmission" by Jessica Lie
-- "The Beholder's Eye" by Kevin Wu

Best Documentary:
-- "No Drama Zone" by Ronja Dittrich
-- "Getting F'd" by Melanie Plageman

Best Animation:
-- Untitled by Paul Wright
-- "Aware" by Marissa Bergmann

Best Cinematography:
-- "Ghosthouse" by Kal Chapman
-- "Mommy" by Andrew O'Rourke

Best Editing:
-- "Drop" by Billy Baumgartner

Jury Awards:
-- "Sky Blue Night" by Angela Zhou
-- "The Perfect Woman" by Roberto Rivera
-- Untitled by Kyler Shumway
-- "The Thought Experiment" and "Taste and See" by James K. Lee.

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI), and the Nasher Museum of Art



Wednesday April 13th at 7pm in the Richard White Auditorium (East Campus):
The Brazilian Documentary Film Series concludes with the North Carolina premiere of:
Manda Bala
(Jason Kohn, 2007, 85 min, Brazil & USA, English & Portuguese w/ English Subtitles, Color, DVD)

-- Introduced by Aaron J. Lorenz, PhD, Post-Doctoral Associate of Luso-Brazilian Studies. Q&A to follow!

Manda Bala unflinchingly explores the cycles of violence that plague Brazil's upper and lower economic classes in fits of rampant corruption and violent kidnappings. The film chronicles these cycles by utilizing highly personalized stories that reflect the growing truth about Brazil's huge economic disparities-differences that cause violence on both sides of the spectrum. A frog farm connected to a corrupt politician and one of the most powerful men in Brazil; a kidnapping victim who had both her ears cut off before she was released to her parents; a wealthy plastic surgeon who pioneered the procedure used to reconstruct the ears of kidnapping victims; and a kidnapper who has watched many like him escape the poorest parts of Brazil for the wealthier Sao Paolo, where they terrorize the upper class with kidnappings, theft and murder.
-- Winner of the Special Jury Award for Best Documentary at the 2007 Rome Film Fest and the Cinematography Award as well as the Grand Jury Prize in the Documentary category at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival!
Sponsored by the Department of Romance Studies, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI).
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