With Jean Ponzi
Mon Nov 11th 2013 7.00pm–8.00pm
Time zone: central
Augusta Bottoms Consort “Chaia” from Bottomland (Augusta Bottoms Consort www.augustabottomsconsort.com 2000) L —A tiny gem of musical introduction to tonight's set of filmmaker interviews, spotlighting environmental features of the 22nd Whitaker St. Louis International Film FestivalBuy it!
Caitlin Zera - Filmmaker, Webster U Filmmaking Senior “"End of Line" 8 minute documentary about typewriter appreciation and repair!” from mechanics Vern and Charlie took over the Jones Typewriter Co. years ago - their longtime shop still sells and repairs typewriters - plus a unique TYPE of collection! (www.linkedin.com/pub/caitlin-zera shown Sat 11-16 4 p.m. Winifred Moore Auditorium at Webster U 2013) N L —Follow Caitlin's work to see her Senior project, tracking the fracking pipeline marching across Missouri . . .Buy it!
Augusta Bottoms Consort “A Printer's Waltz” SINGLE (www.augustabottomsconsort.com 2000) L —THANKS to tonight's filmmakers for telling stories with environmental themes - especially to Ms. Zera for launching her career on such themes!Buy it!
Susan Beraza - Filmmaker “Uranium Drive-In - shown Sunday Nov 17 6:30 pm Tivoli Theater” from Ms. Beraza's earlier film, Bag-It, has become a classic of enviro-film public education - that is a "plastics 101" (www.uraniumdrive-in.com 2013) N —Boom-Bust economics, survival vs. sustainability, energy demands, and Colorado mining culture - themes in this film about small towns lured by promised riches from uranium mining/milling . . . that didn't pan out.Buy it!
Anthony Powell - Filmmaker “Antarctica: A Year On Ice - shown Sat Nov 16 1 pm Plaza Frontenac” from An insider's view of one of Earth's most intense places - where "summer" populations of 7,000 shrink to year-round 700 souls living on an entire continent. (www.frozensouth.com 2013) N —Eerie beauties, hardy (!!) living - filmed over 15 years of Powell's work as Discovery Channel's "Frozen Planet" photographer. Chillin'!Buy it!