The Wesleyan Film Studies Department and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are hosting the 2010 Independent Filmmaker Series through April 29.
The series features a different film and guest speaker every week. The program consists of a diverse array of films and speakers which showcase the very best in contemporary independent cinema.
All shows in the series begin at 8 p.m. in the Center for Film Studies’ Goldsmith Family Cinema. They are free of charge and open to the public.
April 8: Writer/director Courtney Hunt will speak after a viewing of her film, Frozen River.
April 15: Writer/director/producer Jason Reitman will speak after a viewing of his film, Up in the Air.
April 22: Director Miguel Arteta ’89 will speak after a viewing of his film, Youth in Revolt.
April 29: Producer Sadia Shepard ’97 will speak after a viewing of the film, The September Issue.
Writer and director Sam Fleischner ’06 was the April 1 guest. He spoke about this film, Wah Do Dem, which won the Best Dramatic Feature Award at the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival.
For more information, contact Joyce Heidorn at 860-685-2220 or David Laub at 860-685-2125.