Posts Tagged film
June 13th, 2013
MARFA, ALPINE – The Marfa Film Festival said its 2013 program will include screenings in Alpine.
Alpine City Council members voted unanimously on June 4 to sponsor the festival’s expansion into the city with $2,000 from hotel motel tax funds. The funds will be used to help cover equipment rental and film screening fees.
In previous years, …
November 26th, 2012
By JEFF MATHEIS
MISSISSIPPI, FORT WORTH – Far Marfa, a feature film shot in Marfa, had a full and successful premier weekend in early November.
The film won the Best Feature Award at the Mississippi Film and Music Festival and was received enthusiastically at the Lone Star Film Festival in …
November 21st, 2012
Director praises actors, unleashes expletive ridden tirade toward authority during acceptance speech
By JEFF MATHEIS
MARFA, ROME, Italy – Marfa Girl, the locally made Larry Clark feature, won Best Film at the 7th Rome Film Festival on Sunday.
The movie was in competition against 15 other world premiers, including well received films by Alan Polska and Roman Coppola.
June 28th, 2012
ALPINE – EXODUS deals with the concept of otherness as it relates to race, gender and sexuality and examines issues of immigration, identity construction and land ownership.
The short film was shot along the US/ Mexico border in West Texas at Big Bend National Park near the Rio Grande.
The video …
December 1st, 2011
MARFA – “Pincus,” a film by Chinati Foundation artist in residence David Fenster will be screened at the Marfa Book Co. at 8pm Friday.
The event is free and open to the public.
Fenster was born in Miami and began making films while studying at the University of Florida at Gainesville. Since graduation, he has made it …
November 3rd, 2011
By Nancy Whitlock
ALPINE – You won’t have to trek to Hollywood or Monte Carlo this fall to attend a movie premiere. On Thursday, November 10, the beautifully renovated Granada theater in Alpine will feature “The Portal,” a short film (35 minutes) written and directed by artist Nancy Whitlock.
Tickets, $10 per person, will be available at …
November 3rd, 2011
The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host a free screening of short films by artist in residence David Fenster on Friday night, November 4, 2011 at 8:00 PM at the Crowley Theatre in downtown Marfa. Everyone is invited.
Fenster was born in Miami and began making films while studying at the University of Florida at Gainesville. …
September 22nd, 2011
MARFA – CineMarfa will host writer, musician, and filmmaker Richard Hell at 7pm on Thursday, September 29 at the Crowley Theater.
Hell was the leader of The Voidoids (1976-1984), the influential New York punk band that recorded the albums Blank Generation (1977) and Destiny Street (1982). Hell left the music business in 1984 and became a …
June 23rd, 2011
By EMILY JO CURETON
MARFA – So what makes a movie great anyway? What does it mean for a film to embody a place? And what if that place is as big and diverse as Texas?
These were the questions recently put to a panel of five film experts, who holed up in a room and didn’t …
March 25th, 2011
“Aldo Leopold is one of our nation’s most beloved nature writers,” says historian Susan Flader. “His A Sand County Almanac, published posthumously in 1949, has become a catalyst for our evolving ecological awareness and a classic in American Literature.” Leopold is regarded by many as one of the most influential conservation thinkers of the twentieth …