A Film Series Co-Sponsored by The Centenary Film Society and The Friends of the Algur Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College of Louisiana.
Screenings will be held at the Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport, with regular Film Center admission prices. Students, Faculty, and Staff of Centenary College, as well as members of The Friends of the Meadows Museum, will be admitted FREE to these screenings, so join or renew your membership now! The series this fall semester will focus on the medium of photography as a lead-in to the exhibition of photographic artists Keith Carter and O. Winston Link at the Meadows Museum of Art, opening November 8, 2014.
Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 pm
(UK/Italy/USA, 1966. Dir. Michelangelo Antonioni. Cast: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Birkin, Veruschka. 111 mins. In English.)
A very hip London fashion photographer of the Sixties frolics with young models, then meets the mysterious Jane. He takes a photo in a park and, later, as he enlarges it, he sees something in the photo he never noticed while taking it. Has a crime occurred?
Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 pm
Finding Vivian Maier
(USA, 2013. Dirs. John Maloof, Charlie Siskel. 90 mins. In English.)
Who is Vivian Maier? Now considered one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny in Chicago who secretly took over 100, 000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Since buying her work by chance at auction, amateur historian John Maloof has crusaded to put this prolific photographer in the history books. Maier's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
Thursday, November 6 at 7:30 pm
The Photographer's Series: Keith Carter
(USA, 2006. Dir. John Spellos. 60 mins. In English.)
This documentary presents a comprehensive overview of internationally acclaimed photographer Keith Carter. A native of East Texas, Carter shoots black and white images of small Texas towns, landscapes, portraits, still-lifes, and interiors -- images that have resulted in ten books and hundreds of exhibitions world-wide. Keith Carter will be present for questions and answers after the film.