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BEACH FILM CLUB: Bi-monthly film series

BEACH FILM CLUB!
Watch films at your leisure in advance and then join the virtual discussions led by Shannon Skelton, Assistant Professor at K-State’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

All virtual discussions are free and open to the public. Email questions at beachart@k-state.edu or sbskelton@k-state.edu  

Themes:
Women Behind the Camera: a collection of films and provocative works by female directors that will inspire intriguing discussions.
Perspectives: films exploring territories where the real and perceived unreal collide, challenging the viewer to question their own viewpoints and assumptions. 

SPRING 2021 VIRTUAL DISCUSSIONS SCHEDULE: 

Women Behind the Camera 

February 24, 7:30 p.m.
Eve’s Bayou (US), 1997
Director: Kasi Lemons  
Streaming: Amazon, YouTube, iTunes
Register in advance for the virtual discussion here. 

March 10, 7:30 p.m.
Shorts by Women from the Silent Era
Various Years
Directors: Dorothy Davenport, Lois Weber and Mabel Normand  
Streaming: YouTube (free)
Register in advance for the virtual discussion here. 

March 24, 7:30 p.m.
Monsoon Wedding (IND), 2001
Director: Mira Nair 
Streaming: Peacock, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play
Register in advance for the virtual discussion here. 

Perspectives  

April 14, 7:30 p.m.
Women Without Men (IRAN), 2009 
Director: Shirin Neshat  
Streaming: Amazon Prime (free with subscription)
Register in advance for the virtual discussion here. 

April 28, 7:30 p.m.
Experimental Perspectives
Various Years
Directors: Stan Brakhage, Kenneth Anger Chris Marker and Maya Deren  
Streaming: YouTube (free)
Register in advance for the virtual discussion here. 

May 5, 7:30 p.m.
Frida (US/MEX), 2002
Director: Julie Taymor 
Streaming: Netflix (free with subscription), Amazon, YouTube, iTunes
Register in advance for the virtual discussion here. 

Part of the Beach Museum of Art's annual program series, Art in Motion: a tribute to Marianna’s love for lifelong learning! Marianna Kistler Beach believed in the value of art and the importance of cross-cultural understanding. The museum offers the Art in Motion programs in celebration of her work and leadership.

Wednesday, April 28 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

More dates through May 5, 2021