Celebrating Amateur Film

2/21/10 to 2/28/10

There are people who make movies for profit, and there are those who do it for love. This series celebrates the latter, with a special tribute to amateur auteur Sid Laverents.

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  • Sid's Cinema: A Tribute to Amateur Filmmaker Sid Laverents

    • Sunday, February 28 3:00 pm

    Sid Laverents (U.S., 1963–85). Introduced by Ross Lipman and Melinda Stone. We celebrate the career of this amateur auteur, whose “sense of humor . . . braids vaudeville, Looney Tunes, slapstick, and the drollery of old New Yorker cartoons.”-N.Y. Times. (c. 65 mins)

  • For the Love of It: Seventh Annual Festival of Amateur Filmmaking

    • Sunday, February 21 3:00 pm

    (U.S., 1972–2009). Artists in person. Introduced by Melinda Stone. Group productions from local amateur film clubs share the screen with newly commissioned Kodachrome films by Kerry Laitala, Jim Granato, Keith Evans, and Paul Clipson. (c. 60 mins)