4 Films by students in FP114: Introduction to Film Production
Friday, December 7th, 2012 @ 7 PM
Q&A with filmmakers and Reception to follow
Free and open to the public
IN SCREENING ORDER
When the Music Stops
by Jack Cook & Jason Liljenquist
A character profile on an African American reveals the misfortune of a stereotype. The subject reveals how his perception by others helped shape his own identity. Featuring Kai Kight.
The Band Wanted Trees
by Rob Cortes & Nicole Sarto
Stanford’s unofficial mascot reflects the spirit of the band from which it sprouted. Through interviews with band alumni, current band members, and the current tree herself, this documentary will give a brief look at both the roots and the current role of this campus figure.
I Am Flo Mo
by Connor Huchton
A look into the narratives that dominate Stanford's Florence Moore Hall, from the supposed divide between Structured Liberal Education (SLE) students and non-SLE students to the catwalks that connect the buildings themselves.
The History of Things
by Zander Nowell & Diante Singley
Using the shop "Big Daddy's Antiques" as a framework, this film will explore the appeal of antiques, the stories behind these material possessions, and the importance of repurposing old items. In addition, this film will examine how a shop can embody and influence the culture of an entire city.
Directions From 101:
Take University Avenue exit west, through downtown Palo Alto. Continue on University Avenue; cross El Camino Real, and University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. At the end of Palm Drive is “The Oval”. From The Oval, walk east on Serra Street which runs in front of the Main Quad. Turn right onto Lasuen Mall and the Nathan Cummings Art Building is on the left side of the street, to the right of the Art Gallery. Follow the signs to Annenberg Auditorium.
Directions From 280:
Exit Alpine Road. At stop, turn right. At Junipero Serra, turn right. At Campus Drive East, turn left. Continue on Campus Dr. for a while; turn left on Serra and continue until it dead ends at Galvez. Serra St. Stop, park near the corner. Walk north on Serra St. towards the fountain. At the fountain, you will see Hoover Tower on your left. The building directly to the right of Hoover Tower is the Cummings Art Building. Annenberg Auditorium is part of this building. Follow the signs to the entrance of the auditorium.
Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin
Photo credit: Scala / Art Resources, NY
Silk, paper, plexiglass, lights, electronics, 2800 bug pins