Screen/Society--Dinner and a Movie Series--"In A Dream"
In A Dream (Jeremiah Zagar, 2008, 80 min, USA, English, Color, DVD)
Over the past four decades, artist Isaiah Zagar has covered more than 50,000 square feet of Philadelphia with stunning mosaic murals. In A Dream is a documentary feature film that chronicles his work and his tumultuous relationship with his wife, Julia. It follows the Zagars as their marriage implodes and a harrowing new chapter in their life unfolds. An exploration of the fallout that ensues when the line between art and life is blurred beyond distinction.
-- 2008 Full Frame Emerging Artist Award and 2008 SXSW Audience Award!
-- "A tender and sensitive portrait of a modern-day Don Quixote...a love story between a man and his art." -Boston Globe
-- Screening media provided by the Archive of Documentary Arts in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Duke University
Cost: Free and Open to the Public!
Sponsors: The Nasher Museum of Art and the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI)