GIRLS IN THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR
Girls in the Director's Chair showcases videos that reflect the ideas and viewpoints of young women ages 11-19. Many of the directors will be present to introduce their works.
PROGRAM I: SEEING THE WORLD AROUND US
Recommended for children of all ages. 30 minutes.
Featuring poetic, playful, and moving videos by Heather Betzer, Lesley Wukmir, and Suzanne Vue, Webster Open School, Minneapolis; Mina Blyly-Strauss and Niibin Headbird, In Progress, St. Paul; Heather Anderson, In Progress, Grand Marais; and Jakeea Quirk, Phillips Community Television, Minneapolis.
PROGRAM II: VISIONS & DREAMS/PERSPECTIVES ON COMMUNITY ISSUES
Recommended for ages 13 and older due to mature subject matter. 90 minutes.
Featuring videos about subjects ranging from magic spells to suicide, from alcohol abuse to pop music by Sonia Hazard and Emily Wang, Capitol Hill Magnet School, St. Paul; Shaniece Pacheco, Lily Ubbelohde, and Tobie Miller, Webster Open School, Minneapolis; Maeri Hedstrom, Grand Marais; Tarah Jackson, Leech Lake Nation; Don't Believe the Hype crew, Twin Cities Public Television, St. Paul; Kerri Buckanaga, In Progress, St. Paul; Breanne Grzeskowiak, Blaine High School, Blaine; Crystal Strong, Tashina Berg, Brandie Skinaway, and Becky Smith, Project Preserve, Red Lake Nation.
FREE FIRST SATURDAYS: FUN FLICKS
11 AM-4 PM
Kick-start Women's History Month with artful films and videos made by Minnesota girls. Then experience a world-premiere dance performance by choreographer Bill T. Jones, learn about paintings created by women artists from around the globe, and make your own flickering flip book in the Art Lab. All activities are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
WOMEN WITH VISION: CROSSING BOUNDARIES IS MADE POSSIBLE BY GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM THE MINNESOTA WOMEN'S FOUNDATION AND THE BUSH FOUNDATION, WITH ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM THE MINNESOTA FILM BOARD.