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Coming Attractions: Inside Indie Film Distribution & Exhibition

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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One event on April 22, 2019 at 1:00pm


Description: What makes a film “independent,” and why does it sometimes take longer
for them to find their way to Ithaca? Who decides where, when, and what “art films” play
here? Find out the answers to these and many other questions in two “behind the
scenes” sessions with the director of Cinemapolis. Session one features movie clips
and a discussion of the changing landscape of art house cinemas; session two features
a backstage tour of the theater and a special private screening.

Presenter: Brett Bossard, (B.S. Ithaca College, MA Burlington Green State University), the
executive director of Cinemapolis, spent the past two decades in arts administration,
working for a variety of community arts organizations and public history centers. A
recovering broadcaster, he stumbled into the non-profit sector while interning at a history
museum in Bowling Green, Ohio. Having spent a life mired in popular culture, he traces
his own cinephilia back to the Jerry Lewis Twin Cinema in his hometown of Hornell, New


April 22
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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