|* In Person: Director Sam Green|
|The inspirational San Fransisco-based documentarian Sam Green (THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND) has been making award-winning short documentaries since the late 1990s. For one night, he returns to Upstate for this special program.|
UTOPIA PART 3: visit Southern China to explore the world’s largest shopping mall, which is actually nearly completely empty. lot 63, grave c: an elegy for Meredith Hunter, the young man who was killed by Hells Angels at the notorious 1969 Altamont concert. THE FABULOUS STAINS: BEHIND THE MOVIE: the remarkable story of the cult film directed by Lou Adler in 1982. THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE: a portrait of Esperanto, the artificial language that was created in the late 1800s with the hope of creating world peace, and the worldwide movement of people who still speak it.Running through Green’s films is a celebration of idealism and the search for meaning along with the often humorous realities of human folly. An honor to present, this selection of films is not to be missed.
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