The Cardboard Bernini USA, 2013, 57 minutes Director: Olympia Stone
Artist James Grashow has had a distinguished career, but some big questions still remain for him: What is the connection between creation and destruction? And ultimately, what is the point of our lives? Follow his quest to answer these questions, while he builds the "Corrugated Fountain," inspired by the fountain in Rome by the Baroque sculptor Bernini. The Cardboard Bernini is an intimate portrait of a brilliant artist considering the full arc of his life and career as he creates his epic masterwork.
Stories in the Streets The Netherlands, USA, 2013, 15 minutes Director: Eli Brown Using a unique bicycle, Amsterdam storyteller Karel Baracs takes small groups of children on a tour of their neighborhood. Along the way, they meet passersby, workers and shopkeepers. Karel teaches them the Dutch language and they also discover that everyone has a story and those stories lie in the streets.
Irish Folk Furniture Ireland, 2013, 8 minutes Director: Tony Donoghue In rural Ireland old hand-painted furniture is often associated with hard times, with poverty and with a time many would rather forget. In the making of this film 16 pieces of abandoned folk furniture were restored and returned back into daily use and are brought to life with whimsical stop motion animation.
The Rialto Cinemas #3 (View)
6868 McKinley St.
Sebastopol, CA 95472