Monday, April 26, 2010

April 27, 28 Cinema of Leonard Retel Helmrich

Indonesian filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich creates documentaries of everyday life in Indonesia. For a time, everyday life included political crisis surrounding a long ruling undemocratic government. Those threads are woven in long takes gathered over years with the same families. Shot and shown on 35. Tuesday is The Eye of the Day, Wednesday, Shape of the Moon. The filmmaker will present his films in person. Films at the Art Museum Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park, 7PM $8