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The Films of Lee Breuer. Mabou Mines Dollhouse & Others

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Start:
Mar 30, 2015
End:
Mar 30, 2015
Venue:
Segal Theater
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Mabou Mines DollHouse (2008), directed by Lee Breuer.
Photo by Richard Termine.

Monday, March 30
Segal Theatre
6:30pm + All Day Screenings

FREE + Open to public. First come, first served.

Join us for the first retrospective of Lee Breuer’s work on film, plus an evening panel.

Lee Breuer is a playwright, director, filmmaker, poet, & lyricist. He is a co-artistic director of Mabou Mines Theater Company, which he founded in 1970 with JoAnne Akalaitis, Philip Glass, Ruth Maleczech, and David Warrilow.

A recipient of the Chevalier Des Arts et Lettres presented by the French Ministry of Culture & a MacArthur Fellowship, Breuer is perhaps best known for The Gospel at Colonus, a collaboration with Bob Telson, which has toured internationally for 30 years, & was nominated for a Pulitzer, Grammy, Tony, and Emmy, and Mabou Mines DollHouse which toured for 10 years to 5 continents & won Obies for Best Director and Best Performance (2004), as well as 2 Elliot Norton Awards. With Eric Marciano, Breuer is currently working on a documentary on the life of Clarence Fountain of The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Book of Clarence.

Screenings

10.30
I. In Memoriam
(Introductions, Lee Breuer)

The Lost Ones with David Warrilow (1975) – 47 min
B. Beaver Animation with Frederick Neumann (1979) – 32 min
Hajj with Ruth Maleczech (1986) – 55 min

2.15
II. Gospel
(Introductions, Bob Telson)

Sister Suzie Cinema (1980) – 21 min
The Gospel at Colonus (1985) – 89 min

4.30
III. Sneak Peeks
(Introductions, Lee Breuer & Eric Marciano)

Un Tramway Nommé Désir (Stills from The Comédie Française) (2011) – 10 min
Glass Guignol (2013) – 10 min
La Divina (Puppet Film Version) (2013-2015) – 10 min
The Book of Clarence (2011-2015) – 10 min

6.30
IV. Mabou Mines DollHouse

Mabou Mines DollHouse (ARTE Film) (2008) – 123 min
Q & A with Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell

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