2008 CINEMA ORANGE Film Series
Co presented by the Newport Beach Film Festival and the Orange County Museum of Art, Cinema Orange will spotlight the cinematic works of independent filmmakers from around the world. Celebrating its fourth season, the 2008 Cinema Orange summer film series will showcase an eclectic slate of feature length narrative, documentary, short and animated films from the recent 2008 Newport Beach Film Festival. Dedicated to championing the works of aspiring and established filmmakers, the Festival and OCMA proudly embrace the passion, independent spirit and creative vision of these talented artists. Interactive question and answer with filmmakers will follow select screenings. Films will screen on select Thursday evenings in the museum’s auditorium. Film screenings are free with museum admission.
Admission Members - FREE
Students (w/valid ID & Seniors 65
The Universe of Keith Haring
(Documentary, 2008, USA, 82 minutes)
Director: Christina Clausen
Screenwriter: Christina Clausen / Giannni Mercurio
A thorough and intimate exploration of the background and career of Keith Haring one of the most popular and significant artists of the 20th century, featuring Fab 5 Freddy, Jeffrey Deitch, Kim Hastreiter, Grace Jones, Madonna, Yoko Ono, David LaChapelle, Kenny Scharf, Carlo McCormick, Andy Warhol, Ann Magnuson, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Tony Shafrazi, and Junior Vasquez, among others. Audio excerpts from original interviews with Keith Haring were conducted by Haring's biographer John Gruen (Keith Haring: the Authorized Biography). The film's theme song is by the famed DJ and record producer, Junior Vasquez, with an original soundtrack by Angelo Talocci.
Official Website: http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com/ocma.php
Added by newportbeachfilmfestival on June 3, 2008