Outgoing Film Club President, Michael Kagan, shared a wonderful vision, a brilliant idea for the Tacoma Film Club to utilize.
Kagan wrote: “Why not have a Film Festival?”.
Then he made references to other groups that have managed this. We just need to pick a theme, set up the screening space & schedule, & advertise the hell out of it. He envisioned that we might charge a $5.00 admission fee, & the host for the evening could talk up the Club. This could increase the TFC revenue, and/or it could boost admission. It could be 4 to 7 nights consecutive. We could make up some flyers for each screening to hand-out, & make the Club flyers available too.
I’ve been giving this some thought, & hey, it is Do-able. Our choice of theme could be by Director, Genre, Actor, Actress, etc. For me, what came to mind immediately were biographical films about Artists & Art; Cinema as Art. I did some research, & came up with over 20 films that our festival choices could be made from. It was exciting just to see the posters all together. See what you think?
It is time for the Club to begin thinking outside the box, to reach beyond our present grasp, to become creative.
LUST FOR LIFE (1956)
VINCENT & THEO (1990)
GAUGUIN: THE SAVAGE (1980)
GAUGUIN (OVIRI) (1986)
THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY (1965)
MOULIN ROUGE (1952)
THE NAKED MAJA (1958)
MR. TURNER (2014)
GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRING (2003)
SURVIVING PICASSO (1996)
MY LEFT FOOT (1989)
I SHOT ANDY WARHOL (1996)
FACTORY GIRL (2006)
GEORGIA O’KEEFE (2009)