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Tue 09

Thomas Edison Film Festival

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed 10

Thomas Edison Film Festival

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 19

Stop Kiss

March 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 20

Stop Kiss

March 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 21

Stop Kiss

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Mar. 09
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

                   

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

 

Mar. 10
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

                   

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

 

Mar. 19
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOP KISS by Diana Son, Directed by Mary Ellen Allison

Registration Link Coming Soon!

Mar. 20
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOP KISS by Diana Son, Directed by Mary Ellen Allison

Registration Link Coming Soon!

Mar. 21
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

STOP KISS by Diana Son, Directed by Mary Ellen Allison

Registration Link Coming Soon!

Mar. 25
08:00 pm - 09:30 pm

Made in Jersey will feature a series of New Jersey based performing artists sharing new works-in-
progress. After each broadcast, audiences will be able to join the artist in a live chat where they can ask
questions.

Vaiśravaṇa, commonly known as Kubera, is the Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu deity of wealth in the form of natural resources, currency, and commerce. In some depictions, he is the pot-bellied, self-serving, dark-skinned ruler of the Yakshas – an indigenous tribe of magical healers and shamans coveted for their knowledge of Earth’s secrets but feared by “respectable” society. In others, he is the radiant, noble, golden-skinned guardian of the north and official treasurer to the gods.

His shapeshifting in religious art and literature is reflective of South Asian society’s framing of good and evil around wealth, caste, and complexion. His endurance in collective consciousness symbolizes mankind’s relentless pursuit of wealth in an era dominated by consumerism and driven by instant gratification. These themes will be explored in three acts, each of which is dedicated to a specific South Asian classical dance style, geographic region, and time period.

This solo work by Kiran Rajagopalan has been commissioned by Prakriti Dance and will premiere in full at their “Festival of Solos” on October 20, 2019. The first act, performed in the Kandyan dance