Of a Far-Off Sky - curated by Rebecca Meyers
Birds of a Far-Off Sea
dir. Thomas Edison, US, 1917, 16mm b/w, silent, 5 min.
dir. Karl Kels, Germany, 1991, 16mm, 9 min.
dir. Penny Lane, US, 2009, digital, 13 min.
dir. David Hinton, UK, 2000, digital, 10 min.
Trut! (Sea Hawk)
dir. Arne Sucksdorff, Sweden, 1944, 16mm, b/w, 18 min.
Birds at Sunrise
dir. Joyce Wieland ,Canada, 1986, 16mm, 10 min.
dir. Stan Brakhage, US, 1978, 16mm, 4 min.
Glimpse of the Garden
dir. Marie Menken, US, 1957, 16mm, 5 min.
Rebecca Meyers is the new Film Programmer for Bucknell University’s screenings at the historic Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg. She recently moved to Pennsylvania from Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she taught filmmaking and was the Director of Film Programs for ArtsEmerson at Emerson College. Since 2009 she has served as Associate Director of Studio7Arts, a non-profit organization founded by filmmaker Robert Gardner that produces and promotes his and other artists work. Prior to that she worked at The Harvard Film Archive and was also the co-director of the Onion City Film and Video Festival in Chicago. In addition to her curatorial work, she is also a 16mm filmmaker whose works have screened at venues including Anthology Film Archives in New York and the London, Edinburgh, San Francisco, Toronto, and New York International Film Festivals.