Film Society of Lincoln Center, Sparkle, Used Cars
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its upcoming screenings and appearances for February 2013. Details below!
FRIDAY, February 1
FIVE DANCES at Dance on Camera with director Alan Brown, cinematographer Derek McKane and lead actor/dancer Ryan Steele attending and participating in a post-screening Q&A (in the Walter Reade Theater).
SATURDAY, February 2
Ice Theatre of New York panel presentation at Dance on Camera with Dick Button, Olympic champion skater and commentator; Moira North, Director of Ice Theatre of New York; Joanna Mendl Shaw, choreographer; Alberto del Saz, former ice skating champion from Spain, choreographer; and Sara Hughes, 2002 Olympic skating champion (in the the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center).
SUNDAY, February 3
Paul Taylor: DANCEMAKER at Dance on Camera with special guests from the Paul Taylor Dance Co., including: John Tomlinson, Executive Director, Dancers: Patrick Corbin, Rachel Berman, Michael Trusnovec and Tom Patrick, Ross Kramberg, Past Executive Director, and Stacey-Jo Marine, past Stage Manager, all attending the screening (in the Elinor Bunin Munore Film Center)..
FEATURED FEBRUARY SCREENINGS
Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30PM in the Walter Reade Theater
Introduced by Jeremy Piven ("Entouarge"), Lifecasters is a film project featuring short films by Adam McKay (ANCHORMAN, "Funny or Die"), Shira Piven (FULLY LOADED), Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (THE LAST TRUCK: CLOSING OF A GM PLANT, A LION IN THE HOUSE), and Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly (THE WAY WE GET BY) that tell stories of Americans who have discovered creative ways of realizing their dreams - a bit later in life.
The event includes the screenings as well as a live musical performance by MC5's Wayne Kramer, a subject of one of the films.
THE BEAST AND THE ANGEL
Directors: Adam McKay and Shira Piven
Film profiles influential MC5 guitarist and ex-prisoner Wayne Kramer, chronicling his own complicated journey of recovery using music as rehabilitation with prison inmates through his charity Jail Guitar Doors.
Directors: Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert
Film tells the story of African-American dancer Sheri "Sparkle" Williams, one of the oldest female professional dancers still practicing in the United States.