Just a wee note to keep Walker Film/Video programs on your mind through this Thanksgiving weekend.
First, thanks to all the people who made who turned out to make our last Cinemateca screening of the season, Francisco Vargas’ The Violin, such a great success. Although I was unable to attend the screening myself, from what I’ve heard, Mr. Vargas was quite a crowd pleaser, eliciting some great comments from our friend, Bre Blaesing, a WACTAC member. Cinemateca returns in January with a whole new slate of films so stay tuned for information on that as if becomes available.
In other news, Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman’s documentary Nanking which screens here at the Walker (as a part of Premieres: First Look series) a week from this Wednesday, November 28, was short listed by the Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences (AMPAS) for a Best Documentary Oscar. Also short listed, another amazing documentary we screened at the Walker last spring, The Rape of Europa.
Finally, we are happy to announce another Premieres: First Look screening, this time with close Minnesota ties, Jason Reitman’s Juno. Written by former City Pages writer Diablo Cody, the screening will take place December 13th at 7:30 PM and will be followed by a post-screening discussion with Ms. Cody taking questions from the audience.
Tickets for Nanking (screening November 28 at 7:30 pm) are $12 ($10 for Walker members).
Tickets for Juno go on sale to WALKER MEMBERS on Wednesday November 28 at 11am. Any tickets remaining on December 4 will then be made available to the general public. Tickets are $12 ($10 for Walker Members).