Current & Upcoming Films
PIRKLE JONES: SEVEN DECADES PHOTOGRAPHED & CHILD OF GIANTS: MY JOURNEY WITH MAYNARD DIXON AND DOROTHEA LANGE
FILMMAKERS Tom Ropelewski & Jane Levy Reed IN PERSON!
CHILD OF GIANTS: My Journey with Maynard Dixon and Dorothea Lange Daniel Dixon is the elder son of two icons of the American art world, pho- tographer Dorothea Lange visionary painter of the Southwest Maynard Dixon. While telling the story of two of this country’s most original and maverick artists from a uniquely personal perspective, it’s also the story of a child who learns that his birthright comes with gifts and curses... the story of every child who must find his own path in life from under the shadow of formidable parents. Dir: Tom Ropelewski. 97 mins.
PIRKLE JONES: Seven Decades Photographed Interweaving original photographs, archival footage, and recent interviews, this film tells the story of iconic photographer Pirkle Jones, who’s seven decades of involvement in photography have helped define the San Francisco Bay Area’s dual photo- graphic traditions of elegant landscape imagery and biting social documentation. Dir: Jane Levy Reed. 1978. 28 mins. 7:30pm