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a is pleas ed to welco me and suppo rt a festi val previ ew of cinem atic progr ams from the Houst on Cinem a Arts Socie ty on Novem ber 21st at 7PM with risin g digit al media artis t and filmm aker Alex River a.
rsati on with Marga rita de la Vega- Hurta do, film schol ar and curat or, Alex River a, video artis t and filmm aker, will discu ss and prese nt video art works from 1995- 2006, that prece ded his first featu re film Sleep Deale r.
a will scree n Papap apá, Dia de La Indep enden cia, Brace ros, Cybra ceros and The Borde rs Trilo gy.
ts for each of the sched uled event s are $10 per adult ; $8 for senio rs and stude nts and can be purch ased on- line at cinem artso ciety .org Auror a membe rs $8.
ON CINEM A ARTS SOCIE TY
on Cinem a Arts Socie ty ( HCAS) , a newly forme d non- profi t organ izati on has joine d Houst on’s cultu ral lands cape. Creat ed under the direc tion of a dedic ated task force with the suppo rt of Mayor Bill White and the leade rship of Franc i Crane , the organ izati on will focus on prese nting cinem a, mixed – media perfo rmanc es and new media art and insta llati ons durin g an annua l festi val every Novem ber in Houst on. HCAS plans to colla borat e with Houst on museu ms, art cente rs, theat ers, cultu ral organ izati ons and other urban space s to co- host new media offer ings. Curat or Richa rd Hersk owitz has delib erate ly progr ammed this Cinem a and Media Arts Festi val to serve as a frame work for the full week- long festi val that will launc h in Novem ber 2009. Centr al to each year’ s festi val will be tribu tes to influ entia l media artis ts whose work will be explo red in depth , and who will engag e in on- stage conve rsati ons with leadi ng artis ts and criti cs about their caree rs. Surro undin g these cente rpiec e progr ams will be an array of live event s integ ratin g cinem a, music , and perfo rmanc e, outdo or proje ction s, inter activ e insta llati ons in galle ries, and Inter net- desig ned and gener ated movie s, as well as theat rical prese ntati ons of inter natio nal films and video s.
ional infor matio n and ticke ts for these scree nings and conve rsati ons are avail able by visit ing cinem artso ciety .org.
Rivera at Sundance promoting Sleep Dealer
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