Fall Film Schedule
At the Meeting House
3850 Main Road
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Wed, Oct. 5th: Wasteland-(2010)
Wasteland follows renowned artist Vik Muniz on his journey to Brazil, and the world’s largest dump, Jardim Gramacho. There he photographs an eclectic band of “catadores”-self designated pickers of recycled materials. His collaboration with the catadores to recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage reveals both the dignity and despair of the catadores as they begin to re-imagine their lives.
Wed, Oct. 19th: Fast Cheap, and Out of Control-(1997)
In this unconventional documentary directed by Erroll Morris, we follow a topiary gardener, a retired lion tamer, a man fascinated by mole rats, and a cutting edge robotics designer, interplaying, overlapping, and interrelating these four subjects in order to in truth study all of humanity, raising questions about the future of mankind.
Wed, Nov. 2nd: The Beaches of Agnes- (2008)
Agnes Varda, directs this magnificent documentary reflecting on art, life and the movies. It is a richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the Black Panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy and the birth of the French New Wave.
Wed, Nov. 16th: Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 - (2008)
A documentary, by Kevin Rafferty, covers the 1968 football game between rivals Yale and Harvard in which Harvard makes a comeback in the last minutes of the game to tie with Yale and claim their victory of the game. The film Includes game footage, with contemporary interviews with the men who played that day, as well as contextual commentary about the Vietnam War, the sexual revolution, and Garry Trudeau’s Yale cartoons.
Wed, Nov. 30th: Exit Through the Gift Shop-(2010)
A film directed by Banksy, tells the story of Thierry Guetta, a French immigrant in Los Angeles, and his obsession with street art. The film charts Guetta's constant documenting of his every waking moment on film, from a chance encounter with his cousin, the artist Invader, to his introduction to a host of street artists with a focus on Shepard Fairey, and Banksy, whose anonymity is preserved by obscuring his face and altering his voice, to Guetta's eventual fame as a street artist himself.