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The Loft Cinema and The Hanson Film Institute present the Tucson Premiere of GETTING TO KNOW YOU, with Director and Department of Media Arts Assistant Professor Lisanne Skyler in person Wednesday, October 5, at at The Loft Cinema.
The director will answer audience questions at a reception following the screening, both free and open to the public.
The talk of the 1999 Sundance Film Festival and 1999 Venice Film Festival, Lisanne's critically acclaimed feature film "GETTING TO KNOW YOU" tells the story of a chance meeting between two teenagers in an upstate
Lisanne's documentary films include the award-winning short OLDTIMERS (1993), a black-and-white portrayal of the regulars of a San Francisco Irish bar; the 1995 Sundance Film Festival Documentary Competition entry NO LOANS TODAY, about a black-owned pawnshop in post-riot South Central Los Angeles; and DREAMLAND, a portrayal of the struggle of compulsive gamblers living in Las Vegas. Both NO LOANS TODAY and DREAMLAND were broadcast on POV, PBS's independent documentary film series.
Lisanne Skyler recently joined the
She holds a B.A. in English from U.C. Berkeley, and an M.A. in Cinema Production from
For interviews contact Daniel King, Dept. of Media Arts at 626-1405 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
UA Dept. of Media Arts: http://web.cfa.arizona.edu/mediaarts/
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