Archive for March 23rd, 2010

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Link Added for Syracuse Cinephile Society & Cinefest

23 March 2010

The 30th Cinefest will be held Thursday (3/25) through Sunday (3/28).

For a detailed history of the Cinephile Society and Cinefest, their annual celebration of movies, from the classic to the obscure, see this link to Bill DeLapp’s cover story in the Syracuse New Times (March 17-24, 2010). You’ll also find a comprehensive run-down of the scheduled screenings and other activities.

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See also the Cinephile website link we’ve added.

"Winged Victory" Screens Saturday at Cinefest

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Director Screens “Poetry of Resilience” 3/23

23 March 2010

Poetry of Resilience is a feature-length documentary by Academy Award® nominated director Katja Esson about survivors who endured war, genocide and political persecution and turned to poetry to help them survive. From Rwanda, Japan, China, Iran, Poland and Iraqi Kurdistan and into exile in the United States, Canada and Great Britain, the film follows six stories of survival, six poets and one shared question: How strong is the human spirit? (from the film’s website, http://www.poetryofresilience.com)

Director Katja Esson will screen her film and discuss it on Tuesday evening (3/23) starting at 7:30 PM in the Campus Center Auditorium at SUNY Oswego.