For the past two screenings, there have been more than 100 people at the Grace Street Theater to be part of the VCUarts Cinematheque experience. On September 6th, OSTROV by Pavel Lungin screened and on September 13th, LA VENTANA by Carlos Sorin. Next up is SITA SINGS THE BLUES an animated feature by Nina Paley. On September 27, WHITE MATERIAL by Claire Denis.
Graduates gathered at In Your Ear to network with people who make their living in the production industry. They also handed out DVDs of their latest projects.
In Fall 2008, the award winning French feature film writer/director Mr. Claude Miller, the director of “Un Secret” (2007) “La Classe de Neige” (1998) and “The Accompanist” (1992) became the Distinguished Director in Residence at VCUarts Cinema.
Prof. Miller is also the President of La Femis film school and has worked with Robert Bresson, Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut.
VCUarts Cinema students worked on “Marching Band” (2009) a feature film shot in Virginia by Mr. Miller during the recent election.
Professor Miller at the Grace Street Theatre after a lecture
Professor Miller’s lecture on 10/23/08 in the Cinema Studio at VCUarts on French Film Production to the CINE200 class
* BA degree approval voted by SCHEV on March 13, 2007.