Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wesleyan Film Students: Middletown Portraits: Four Films About the People Behind Our Storefronts

Spend an evening at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center with student filmmakers from Wesleyan University’s College of Film and the Moving Image.


Four short films tell the stories behind local Middletown businesses: NORA’S CUPCAKES, O’ROURKE’S DINER, THE BUTTONWOOD TREE, and VINNIE’S DANCE STUDIO.
Introduction and Q&A with student filmmakers, their instructor-Sadia Shepard, Assistant Visiting Professor of Film Studies at Wesleyan University; and the course assistant, Matthew Kleppner.

Open Mic Night immediately following the films and Q&A sessions.

 Free Admission
Refreshments available

Co-sponsored by The Buttonwood Tree / North End Arts Rising, Inc. and Wesleyan University’s College of Film and the Moving Image with funding from the Mellon Foundation.

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