Social distancing doesn't have to be boring!
In these bi-weekly conversations, we dive deep into one fantastic film that we all watch ahead of time. Films are selected by members of the club from a list prepared by the club's leader, award-winning filmmaker Katherine Fairfax Wright. Katherine also provides insightful context into how the film fits into the wider world of cinema, both in terms of history and technique. It's like a book club, but for movies.
We watch everything from highbrow (Paths of Glory, All About My Mother) to high quality lowbrow (Gold Finger, The Fifth Element) and everything in between. So grab a glass of wine and get ready to take a deep dive into some of cinema's greatest works!
Conversations take place over Zoom; a link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to club members before each session (Thursdays at 8:00pm Eastern / 5:00pm Pacific). Sessions last roughly 60 minutes.
June 25: Imperial Dreams, a profoundly affecting look at the challenges faced by young men of color rejoining society after being incarcerated. Starring John Boyega (Star Wars), directed by Malik Vitthal, and produced by none other than Katherine Fairfax Wright.
Bio: Katherine Fairfax Wright
Katherine is an award-winning director and cinematographer, whose filmography includes both documentary and narrative features. Her 2012 film Call Me Kuchu premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and won awards including the Teddy Award for Best Documentary and Best Foreign Feature at Hot Docs. A more complete bio is available here: