News for February 2011

New York premiere for Milking the Rhino

After a successful PBS Independent Lens broadcast, over a hundred screenings worldwide, and multiple audience awards and film festival distinctions, Kartemquin's Milking the Rhino is finally hitting the Big Apple with a New York City premiere screening on March 17th. The screening is presented by The Horticultural Society of New York as part of their "Green Screen Film Series." Tickets are on sale now for members at $5, Non-members at $7 in advance, and $12 at the door. REGISTER ONLINE or email gpisegna@hsny.org for more information. Continued

On Beauty trailer online

Check out the great new trailer for On Beauty, a new Kartemquin documentary from In the Family director/producer Joanna Rudnick. The documentary, currently fundraising for continued production, follows former fashion photographer Rick Guidotti, who now focuses his lens on individuals living in the shadows of overt, physical genetic conditions under the auspices of his not-for-profit Positive Exposure. Three subjects of Rick's photography - Nadia, Jayne, and Sarah - also reveal their personal stories of overcoming rejection by their peers, standing up to society’s inability to accept difference and triumphing over their own physical obstacles. Continued

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