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SEPTEMBER 2011

 

7th Annual Vassat FilmFestJOIN US FOR THE SEVENTH ANNNUAL VASSAR FILM FEST

 

Vassar FilmFest 2011
Presented by the Vassar Club of Washington, DC

Saturday, October 22, 2011
Festival Program: 10 am
Fe
stival Reception:
7:30 pm
Scroll to bottom of page for detailed schedule

Letelier Theatre
3251 Prospect Street NW

Upper Courtyard
Washington, DC 20007
In the heart of Georgetown on Prospect Street, just off Wisconsin Avenue.
Underground parking is available.
For directions, click here

CLICK HERE to Register for FilmFest 2011Showcasing Films by Vassar Alumnae/i, Faculty and Members of the Class of 2011
Festival Program Pass includes Festival Program screenings, panel discussions with the filmmakers, Festival Reception
Most films recommended for mature audiences; schedule subject to change

MORNING SHORTS: 10 AM
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Outside In
Lori Arden '11, director; Aubrey Wynn '11, cinematographer
Russian teenager faces challenges as she reintegrates with extended family after living overseas  

Grant Street Shaving Company
Payal Sethi '01, director
An elderly Indian widower journeys through New York to replace an antique razor given to him by his late wife on their first anniversary trip to the city  

You're Alright, Kid
Reuben Atlas '01, director
Profiles Junk Science front man, rapper Baje One (Michaelangelo Tumbarello '02), featuring release of “A Miraculous Kind Of Machine”  

Trial and Error
Max Kutner '11, director
An African American man serves time in prison for a crime he did not commit

FEATURE PROGRAM: 12 NOON
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Wham! Bam! Islam!
Isaac Solotaroff '93, director
Follows the creation of THE 99 - the first Islamic superheroes with their own comic books, theme parks, and animation series

AFTERNOON SHORTS: 1:30 PM
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The Drummer
Bill Block '80, director
A down-and-out musician gets one last opportunity to realize his dream but must embark on a journey that takes him beyond his comfort zone

 
Aide-de-Camp
Karen Cox '80, producer
A
woman must overcome the pull of an indiscreet relationship for a chance at true love with an unlikely man  

Still in Motion
Anna Moot-Levin '07, director
Telemachus Clay fights to stay active and independent as he loses control over his body to Parkinson's disease    

Cataplexy
David Tenenbaum '97, actor
A man with an unusual medical problem is embarrassed to discover the call girl he hired is an old friend  

Beauty Mark
 Estefania Fadul '10, director
A potion-maker tells a tale about beauty and greed
 
You Really F****d Me Back There
Adam Tomei '91, actor
Lives intersect in this legal thriller about petty crime and betrayal

I Now Pronounce You Husband & Husband

Stephanie Donnelly '11, director
A fascinating look at New Paltz, N.Y., mayor Jason West's efforts to wed same-sex couples

FEATURED SHORT: 5 PM
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Bright
Benjamin Busch '91, director
Drama centered on a blind man left to guide a quirky young man through a desperate fear. Features actors from HBO's The Wire.

 

FEATURED DOCUMENTARY: 6 PM
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Inside Job
Anna Moot-Levin '07, associate producer
The global economic crisis of 2008 cost millions of people their savings, their jobs, and their homes. Directed by Charles Ferguson and starring Matt Damon, Inside Job, shot on location in the United States, Iceland, England, France, Singapore, and China, provides a gripping analysis of how it happened. Won the 2011 Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.

7:30 PM
Festival Reception

SUGGESTED PRICING:
Festival Program with all screenings and reception - $125
Festival Program for students with valid ID - $25

Festival Program Pass includes all films, panel discussion with the filmmakers and reception.
Prospective Vassar students admitted without charge.
Advance purchase suggested.

REGISTER NOW
Clcik here to register for FilmFest 2011
To REGISTER by mail, make checks payable to the Vassar Club of Washington DC/FilmFest
CLICK HERE for a PDF Registration Form that you can print and mail
Mail checks to: Vassar Club of Washington DC FilmFest
c/o AAVC, 161 College Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Persons paying by credit card may also call or FAX to 301-299-4855


 

VASSAR TO HOST IVY SINGLES

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Ivy Singles Happy Hour
Hosted by Vassar & Harvard at

The University Club of Washington DC
1135 16th Street NW
Washington, DC

Friday, October 28, 2011
6:30-9:30 PM
Light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar

The Ivy Singles Social Club invites you to join us at the historic University Club for an evening in it's elegant library in the company of sophisticated singles.   

We invite you to wear Halloween costumes!   It is entirely optional.  

Our reception is organized by the representatives of the Harvard and Vassar Clubs of Washington DC.
If you're associated with any of our alumni clubs, please note their names on the check.
Please also make sure that from your letter or check we have enough information to contact you back.  

Cost/RSVP
Admission: $30 in advance or $40 at the door.  

To pay in advance please send check payable to
Harvard Club of Washington to Peter Meyer, 1505 Crystal Dr. #804, Arlington, VA 22202   

Contact
Questions?  Please write [email protected]

Metro:   The University Club is about four blocks away from the McPherson Square and Farragut Square metro stops. 

Parking:  Parking on the street may be available but is generally not free in the evenings.

 

COMING ATTRACTIONS!

Click on any highlighted event to reserve your space:

October 22 Vassar FilmFest
October 28 Ivy Singles
 

To attend Club events, unless otherwise indicated please RSVP by clicking here or with
the Vassar Club phone (301) 299-4855.

After reserving, make checks payable to "Vassar Club of Washington DC" and mail to
P.O. Box 60022, Potomac, MD 20859-0022

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