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Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series: A Conversation with Laura Poitras

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Laura Poitras
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Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series

Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series: A Conversation with Laura PoitrasNasher Museum at Duke UniversityOctober 24, 2012, 6-7pmDuke University has established the Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series to feature artists whose work addresses significant contemporary topics of social, political, economic, and cultural urgency. Filmmakers chosen to participate have a recognized body of work and show promise of future contributions to documentary filmmaking. Visiting filmmakers are invited to Duke for a two-day residency.In the second installment of the biennial series, Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel will be in conversation with award winning documentary filmmaker, Laura Poitras at the Nasher Museum at Duke University from 6:00 to 7:00pm on October 24th, 2012. Reception to follow. Doors open at 5:30pm for book signing of Diamonstein-Spielvogel┬┐s newest work, Landmarks of New York. This conversation will be the culmination of a series of screenings of Poitras┬┐ films. The Screen Society and the Program in Arts of the Moving Image will be screening all films at 7:00pm at the Griffith Film Theater:Flag Wars: Wednesday October 3My Country My Country: Monday October 8The Oath: Monday October 22