On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 9 and March 10, 2021 the Berrie Center for the Performing & Visual Arts at Ramapo College is pleased to host a virtual custom-curated program featuring animated selections from the Thomas Edison Film Festival 40th anniversary season. Following the two days of viewing, Festival Director Jane Steuerwald will lead a Zoom talk about the films at 6:00 p.m. on March 10 including Professor Ann LePore and filmmaker John C. Kelly. All events are free and open to the public. The Vimeo link to view the films will go live at 10 a.m. on March 9 and remain live through 10 p.m. on March 10.
Films include The Ephemeral Orphanage by Lisa Barcy, Chicago, IL; The Chimney Swift by Frédéric Schuld, Hamburg, Germany; One of Their Own – by Allen Colombo, LA, CA; Metro6 by Geoff Hecht, San Francisco, CA; Metamorphosis by Wang Xi, LA, CA; Lost Lula – by Steven Vander Meer, Arcata, CA; Whirlwind by Adolfo Ruiz, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Green Grass by Michael Greco, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; A Family That Steals Dogs by John C. Kelly, Knoxville, TN; Three by Soyeon Kim, Lake Balboa, CA; and Beyond Noh by Patrick Smith, NY, NY and Kaori Ishida, Osaka, Japan.
Film List and Synopses
Link to Films
Zoom Discussion Link