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JANUARY 2014

JANUARY
FILMS

Behind The Lens Seminar

Seminar: Behind The Lens (January Films)
Meets: Tuesdays, 7:00-9:30 p.m., January 7 through March 18
Location: UO Baker Downtown Center, 325 E. 10th, Eugene

Registration Required in Advance or at the Door: Click2Learn More

 

Jan
07

Splendor in the Grass (1961) Dir. Elia Kazan (124 minutes). A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness. With: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle

Jan
14
Jules and Jim (1962) Dir. Francois Truffaut (105 minutes). Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman. With: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre
Jan
21

Alfie (1966) Dir. Lewis Gilbert (113 minutes). A cockney womanizer learns the hard way about the dangers of his actions. With: Jude Law, Sienna Miller, Susan Sarandon

Jan
28
Viridiana (1961) Dir. Luis Buñuel (91 minutes) A young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior. With: Silvia Pinal, Fernando Rey, Francisco Rabal

 


JANUARY
EXHIBIT

DIVA Galleries
DIVA In Film An exhibit that includes a mix of local and international movie themed posters and art and will feature a number of Bijou posters created by Nicholas Siegrist and Blunt Graffix. We have also dedicated a gallery wall to DIVA's Shaggy Dog film 'Mourning After' with behind the scenes drawings and photos. Includes the work of printmasters printmasters Blunt Graffix.

Opening reception, during the First Friday ArtWalk on January 3rd from 5:30PM to 8:00PM Click2Read More.


Wednesday
8th

DIVA Galleries

January's Drink & Draw is on Wednesday, the 8th, at the Hop Valley Tasting Room (990 W 1st Ave, Eugene). Join us at 6 PM for a live model, and the event is FREE and 25% of all pints sold go to support DIVA.


Sunday
26th

Eugene Film Society

Eugene Film Society: Screening and Social
Sunday, January 26th
Time: 5-8PM
Bijou Art Cinemas

The screening program will consist of short films or bits of longer films that together celebrate the best of Eugene film production and exhibition. The Social will be an opportunity for Bijou Cinema Members, film festival administrators, film exhibitors, film producers and directors, film aficionados, actors and others to network with one another in looking forward to new opportunities.

The evening consists of 45-70 minute screening program of short films, or bits of longer films, solicited from local filmmakers and packaged together to exhibit the best of local independent filmmaking including:short cuts of feature films by Henry Weintraub, Scott Kuschel and Edward Schiessl; highlights from the University of Oregon Cinema Studies Program and Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts Open Lens Film Festivals, exceptional student work from UO Cinema Studies and LCC Media Arts, Bijou Cinemas 72-Hr. Horror Film Fest Jury Prize Winner, Repair; and more... and, a 60-90 minute on-site social with inexpensive, top-quality beer by Planktown Brewing Company and free food and beverage provided by Sizzle Pie, Townshend's Teahouse and Caffe Pacori. The social will be an opportunity for Bijou Cinemas Members, film festival administrators, film exhibitors, film producers and directors, film aficionados, and actors interested in film work to network with each other anticipating the various opportunities for local film production and exhibition in 2014.

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FEBRUARY 2014

FEBRUARY
EXHIBIT

DIVA Galleries

Essence of Life, Inspired by Nature
Works by Dan Chen

Dan Chen was born in China, learned traditional Chinese brush painting at the age of 15 from his father who was a self taught artist and calligrapher. Dan was then introduced to master artists who familiarized him with various painting techniques which helped hone his artistic observation skills. This laid down a strong foundation for all other art forms which he learned and worked with later on. In this exhibit you will see a variety of styles and techniques in Chinese brush painting.

Artist reception, first Friday, February 7th, 2014, 5:30 - 8:00 pm.

 


FEBRUARY
FILMS

Behind The Lens Seminar

Seminar: Behind The Lens (February Films)
Meets: Tuesdays, 7:00-9:30 p.m., January 7 through March 18
Location: UO Baker Downtown Center, 325 E. 10th, Eugene

Registration Required in Advance or at the Door: Click2Learn More

 

Feb
04
Blow-Up (1967) Dir. Michelangelo Antonioni (111 minutes). A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park. With: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles
Feb
11
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969) Dir. Paul Mazursky (105 minutes). After a weekend of "beautiful" emotional honesty at an Esalen-type retreat, married wannabe hipsters Bob and Carolreturn to their well-heeled Los Angeles life determined to apply the principles of free love and complete openness to their marriage. With Robert Culp, Natalie Wood and Elliott Gould
Feb
18
Women in Love (1969) Dir. Ken Russell (131 minutes). The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britian's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Gerald Crich and Rupert Berkin are best friends who fall in love with a pair of sisters. Rupert marries Ursula, Gerald begins a love affair with Gudrun, and the foursome embarks upon a Swiss honeymoon. With: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson
Feb
25

Cool Hand Luke (1967) Dir. Stuart Rosenberg (127 minutes). A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison. With: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin.

 


Saturday
1st

OpenLens Festival 2014

OPENLENS FESTIVAL 2014
Saturday, February 1st
Various Locations (see below)

The 10th annual OpenLens Festival is a celebration of the independent spirit in Oregon filmmaking and is known for its emphasis on short films of 15 minutes, or less, produced in a variety of genre. The single day festival event, hosted by the Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts (DIVA), takes place on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The day includes an informative afternoon film seminar; an early evening meet and greet session with the festival’s filmmaker participants, and the festival’s screening, awards, and reception event featuring this year’s juried selection of short films. Click2See poster.

Events:

1:00 PM Seminar: The Five Best Movies Ever Made
Admission: $3.00
Location: UO Baker Center Auditorium 325 E. 10th Eugene.

Film reviewer Doug Hennessy will discuss what he considers to be the five best films ever made in an informative give and take with audience participants. Hennessy has been writing about movies in newspapers and magazines for the past 30 years. He's reviewed movies for the syndicated Knight-Ridder newspaper chain, The Philadelphia Weekly, and filmcritic.com. He was co-founder of the Philadelphia Film Forum, and Board Member of the Eugene International Film Festival, He currently writes about movies on his The Movie List Blogster site. Seating is on a first come, first seated bases.

4:00 PM Meet and Greet The Filmmakers
Location: First National Tap House 51 W. Broadway
Admission: Free. (Appetizers and No Host Bar)

The public is invited to meet and greet this year's festival filmmakers in the informal and relaxing setting of First National Tap House in downtown Eugene. Many of the Festival’s entrants will be visiting Eugene from various corners of the state and this is an opportunity to welcome them to our community.

7:30 PM OpenLens 10th Annual Festival Screenings, Awards, and Reception
Location: The UO Baker Center 325 E. 10th Street
Admission: $8

Come celebrate the screening of a juried program of short films by Oregon filmmakers. This event shines the spotlight on the diversity of film genre explored by emerging and established film artists in our state. The screening is followed by a public reception and awards ceremony in which the Jury Best Of Show ($500), Jury Honorable Mention ($250), and Audience and Choice Award ($100) are made.

Free parking at the UO Baker Center

Festival web site: http://openlens.proscenia.net/

 


Saturday
8th

DIVA Galleries

 

DIVA’s “A New Poetry” series features Eugene poet Ce Rosenow and Portland poets Standard Schaefer and Maryrose Larkin in a presentation of their work at 7:30 PM on Saturday, February 8 at the DIVA Gallery, 280 W. Broadway, Eugene, OR. Donation
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Wednesday
12th

DIVA Galleries

February's Drink & Draw is on Wednesday, the 12th, at the Hop Valley Tasting Room (990 W 1st Ave, Eugene). Join us at 6 PM for a live model, and the event is FREE and 25% of all pints sold go to support DIVA.



MARCH 2014

MARCH
FILMS

Behind The Lens Seminar

Seminar: Behind The Lens (March Films)
Meets: Tuesdays, 7:00-9:30 p.m., January 7 through March 18
Location: UO Baker Downtown Center, 325 E. 10th, Eugene

Registration Required in Advance or at the Door: Click2Learn More

 

Mar
4
Seconds (1966) Dir. John Frankenheimer (107 minutes). An unhappy middle aged banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new look and identity - that comes with it's own price. With: Rock Hudson, Frank Campanella, John Randolph.
Mar
11
If…  (1969) Dir. Lindsay Anderson (112 minutes). In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England. With: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick.
Mar
18
Medium Cool (1969) Dir. Haskell Wexler (110 minutes). TV news camera find himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention. With: Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz.

 


Wednesday
12th

DIVA Galleries

The March Drink & Draw is on Wednesday, the 8th, at the Hop Valley Tasting Room (990 W 1st Ave, Eugene). Join us at 6 PM for a live model, and the event is FREE and 25% of all pints sold go to support DIVA.

 

 

 

 

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