Everlasting Moments Cabaret Cinema
2008, Sweden, Jan Troell, 131 min.
Starring Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, and Jesper Christensen
Introduced by Victoria Sambunaris
Free with a $7 bar minimum
- Based on Maria Larsson, a Swedish working class woman, who wins a camera in a lottery and goes on to become a photographer
- Director Troell chose to shoot film was shot on 16 mm film, and then blew it up to 35 mm to get a little grainy picture that fits the turn of the century era
- Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globe Awards
Victoria Sambunaris received her MFA from Yale University in 1999. Each year, she structures her life around a photographic journey crossing the American landscape. Her most recent project has been following the US/Mexican border photographing the intersection of geology, politics and culture along the volatile international boundary. She is a recipient of the 2010 Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship and the 2010 Anonymous Was a Woman Award. Her work is held in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the National Gallery of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Lannan Foundation.
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