“Horn Please” is a documentary focusing on an age-old folk art form of India — the TRUCK ART, an art form that makes journeys through the dusty highways of India incredible in more ways than one. With a kaleidoscope of bright paints, motifs, typography and some unique couplets, these Indian trucks take you on a rather colorful journey of the diverse cultures and beliefs of the country.
The Third Man is a 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol Reed, with screenplay by English novelist and author Graham Greene, who was regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, and starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard. The plot is one of intrigue, suspense and murder in post World War II Vienna. The film is considered one of the greatest films of all time, celebrated for its atmospheric cinematography, performances, and musical score. (Anton Karas wrote and performed the score, which used only the zither; its title music “The Third Man Theme” topped the international music charts in 1950.)
Producer Andrew Miano will deliver the keynote address for the 2015 SUNY Wide Film Festival. There will be a reception prior to his speech and all students who submit a film are invited to attend. Registration is $10. The film screening is free and open to the public depending on capacity.
Parking Information 312-2150.
The SUNY Wide Film Festival (SWFF) was launched in 2009 as an opportunity to showcase the cinematic work of student and faculty from throughout the SUNY system. From the traditional Hollywood narrative to animation, experimental film and video to documentary work, SUNY students and faculty are creating entertaining, thought-provoking and challenging film and video work.
312-2612. Ticket information
Plata Quemada (Burnt Money), set in Argentina in 1965, follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of Argentinian crime history. It is based on Ricardo Piglia’s 1997 Planeta prize-winning novel of the same name, which was inspired by the true story of a notorious 1965 bank robbery in Buenos Aires.