The Film Branch was established in 2010. This branch is currently chaired by Jamie Fleming. It provides an additional opportunity for filmgoers in the Valley to come together and enjoy the art of film and filmmaking. Scheduled in upcoming months as part of the 75th Anniversary celebration are four retrospective films from 1939.
Next Film Branch Screening: Passages from James Joyce's
Finnegan's Wake (1966)
Saturday, March 14, 7p.m.
Enjoy an entertaining evening viewing an important film from 1966 once considered lost forever, but then was recently found in a basement!!! The evening will begin with a short lecture by Ann Horton about the film, why its called an “Orphan” film, James Joyce and the story, the film’s famed director Mary Ellen Bute, the unique style that the film was shot, and other points to help make watching the film even more interesting. Reception following the screening.
Past Film Branch Screening Trailers
HOME MOVIE DAY
SHERLOCK HOLMES - HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
Academy Award Winner For Special Effects - 1939 - THE RAINS CAME