Sunday, February 11, 2007

Virginia Film Society Spring Series

The Virginia Film Society (a branch of the Virginia Film Festival) is jumpstarting its Spring 07 Series this Tuesday, February 13th. The series is titled Artists on Film, and will feature film that deal witht he colaboration of other art mediums into that of the cinema.

Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis, a film by Mary Jordan, tells of underground filmmaker and performance artist Jack Smith who was a key member of the New York underground culture from the 1960's until his death in 1989. He inspired artists such as Andy Warhol, but never received commercial fame. Jordan's film pays homage to Smith's role in the development of avant-garde art, film, and theater.

For more on the film visit the official webstie here.

The film screens at Vinegar Hill Theater at 7pm
Tuesday, February 13th
Tickets are $8
Film Society Memberships are priced at $30, $25 for students and seniors.

For more information about the Virginia Film Society, click here.


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