|Wright Reels: The Taliesin Fellowship and Film|
Event Type: Film Screening|
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
A selection of feature-length films and shorts will reveal the unique cinematic taste of Frank Lloyd Wright and his appreciation of film as an art form. Rise Sanders-Weir, professor of Film History at Triton College, will talk about the new book, "Taliesin Diary: A Year with Frank Lloyd Wright" which describes life in the architectural colony in south central Wisconsin from the 1930s through the 1950s.Library: Oak Park Public Library Main Branch
Join us to see the films that Wright screened for his apprentices.
Nov. 3 - "Palm Beach Story" (88 minutes) and "Grasshopper and the Ants" (8 minutes).
Nov. 10 - "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (83 minutes) and "Pencil Mania" (7 minutes)
Nov. 17 - "Alexander Nevsky" (112 minutes) and "Tulips Shall Grow' (7 minutes) with discussion led by special guest Mariamne Whatley, daughter of the author of "Taliesin Diaries."
Location: Second Floor - Veterans Room
Contact: Adult & Teen Services
Contact Number: 708-452-3440