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Disposable Film Festival 2014

Selected by MovieMaker Magazine as one the world’s “coolest film festivals,” the Disposable Film Festival was created in 2007 by Carlton Evans and Eric Slatkin to celebrate the democratization of cinema made possible by low cost video technology: everyday equipment like mobile phones, pocket cameras, DSLRs and other inexpensive devices. Through screenings, workshops, competitions, panels, and other events intended to educate and inspire, the Disposable Film Festival promotes experimentation and helps build the track record needed for a new generation of filmmakers to enter and change the industry. Disposable kicks off in San Francisco every March before traveling to cities around the world.  

Loops Daily in Price Auditorium. Watch the trailer now.

*Please note that due to scheduled educational programming, these film times may be subject to change. Please call ahead to Visitor Services at 757-425-0000x310 if you are planning your trip around this viewing time.  

Chihuly in the Hotshop 

This film is played next to MOCA's Dale Chihuly Chandelier, Mille Colori. Visitors to MOCA can sit and enjoy a portion of he film which loops daily during exhibitions hours in the Rodriguez Pavilion. Copies of the DVD are available to purchase in MOCA's Museum Shop.   

ABOUT THE FILM: In 2006 the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington, invited Chihuly to work in their state-of-the-art hotshop, an amphitheater specifically designed to allow the audience to watch the action close at hand. Chihuly's residency soon became the idea for this documentary as he set forth on an ambitious program that would reflect the sum total of his work in glass over the last thirty years. All thirteen of his best-known series were revisited along with more than forty artists and gaffers who had worked with Chihuly at the time of the inception of each series.

World Affairs Council Lecture Series

Great Decisions is a program developed by the Foreign Policy Association that provides the local community a unique opportunity to learn about issues of global importance in an engaging and interactive format. Lectures are delivered by well respected experts in the foreign policy field. Great Decisions begins in January and runs for eight consecutive Saturday mornings at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach. World Affairs Council |4501 N. Witchduck Road, Suite G | Virginia Beach, VA 23455 | Phone: (757)-363 3090

 

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