The Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival will kick off its 39th annual season with two special screening events on consecutive evenings before launching its international tour.
On Friday night, February 7, filmmakers Su Friedrich, Edith Goldenhar, Emily Hubley, and Lynne Sachs will screen and discuss their work and participate in an audience Q&A with Festival Director Jane Steuerwald in an evening of “Women in Film.”
Saturday night, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. will be the Festival’s 2020 premiere with a screening of five top prize-winning films with filmmaker/photographer/author Eugene Richards, winner of the Festival’s Stellar Award for Documentary, present to discuss his work and participate in an audience Q&A with Steuerwald. A pre-screening reception starts at 7:00 p.m. at 185 Nassau Street.
Both the reception and screenings are free and open to the public; no tickets required. Free parking is available behind 185 Nassau Street in Lot #10 on Williams Street in Princeton.
FEATURED FILMS IN “WOMEN IN FILM” PROGRAM:
NORTHERN ICE, GOLDEN SUN
by FAITH HUBLEY
by LYNNE SACHS
With footage shot by Barbara Hammer
by EMILY HUBLEY
by EDITH GOLDENHAR
by SU FRIEDRICH
Followed by a presentation of “Edited By: Women Film Editors,” a comprehensive website (womenfilmeditors.princeton.edu) featuring 206 women film editors, developed and edited by Friedrich with support from Princeton University