FilmPicks

The best film picks, Nov. 30

CorrespondentNovember 29, 2012 

Back at Duke on Tuesday night, the Screen/Society’s “Rights! Camera! Action!” series is presenting Sandhya Suri’s 2005 documentary “I for India” at Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C105 (“Garage”).

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  • Other Highlights: • Later Friday night, at N.C. State, you can catch a free midnight screening of John Lasseter’s 1995 animated classic “Toy Story,” featuring the voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, at 11:59 at the Witherspoon Student Center Cinema. The popular Pixar production will also be shown 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the same venue. Details: 919-515-5146; www.ncsu.edu/cinema. • Back at Duke on Tuesday night, the Screen/Society’s “Rights! Camera! Action!” series is presenting Sandhya Suri’s 2005 documentary “I for India” at Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C105 (“Garage”). There will be a panel discussion after the film with BorderWorks faculty members Phil Stern and Sumathi Ramaswamy. Free. Details: 919-660-3030; ami.trinity.duke.edu/screensociety.

Friday afternoon in Durham, Duke University’s Screen/Society in conjunction with The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Thinking Cinematics Working Group (formerly Cinema Studies Series) is presenting the N.C. premiere of filmmaker, AMI Lecturing Fellow and Duke Artist in Residence David Gatten’s “The Extravagant Shadows” (2012). Billed as a new work of digital cinema, an HD projection of the Digital Master will screen at 3 p.m. at the Biddle Rare Book Room in Perkins Library. There will be coffee and tea available before the screening, and a reception including a Q&A with Gatten following the film. Free. Details: 919-660-3030; ami.trinity.duke.edu/screensociety.

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