A native film historian, Dominic Angerame, will take the audience on a kaleidoscopic journey of cinema history: the Lumiere Bros., French cinema, D. W. Griffith, Chaplin and Keaton, the Russians, Eisenstein, the German in 3 sessions spread over three months.
Session II: Cinema creates a new life. This session will focus around the major contributions of D. W. Griffith. I will talk about his early days in cinema and the films that led up to the creation of his materpieces “Birth of A Nation” and “Intolerance”. Clips of these works will be shown and discussed. I will also talk about the early days of Hollywood the big stars and the creation of a fan base. There will also be discussion and questions and answers from participants in the session especially regarding the contents of Birth of A Nation.
This is a Films & Videos program from SFPL. From feature films to youth-made videos, we’ve got something great to watch.
- Flix at The Mix
- Sunday, April 30, 2017, 12:30 pmMain Library, Mix: Carpet Garden - 2nd Fl
- Films for Adults: Cat People
- Monday, May 1, 2017, 3:00 pmGolden Gate Valley, Golden Gate Valley Meeting Room
- Teen Movie: Queen of Katwe
- Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 4:00 pmExcelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room