Mill Valley Public Library - First Friday: Spectrum of Cinema

1 year ago by Community Media Center of Mari

Friday, April 6th, 2012 Main Reading Room | 7PM Wine reception after the event. Academy Award-winning director and animator John Korty will show a collection of video clips illustrating the range and breadth of the cinematic arts. Korty is best known for the television film The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and the documentary Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?, as well as the theatrical animated feature Twice Upon a Time. He has won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and several other major awards. He is described by the film critic Leonard Maltin as “a principled filmmaker who has worked both outside and within the mainstream, attempting to find projects that support his humanistic beliefs.”