Special Screening introduced by Annette Danto
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gandhi, 1982, Richard Attenborough, 191 min.
The first American female war photographer, Margaret Bourke-White, is famous for taking photos of Gandhi at his spinning wheel in 1946. In Richard Attenborough’s life of Gandhi, the intrepid and brash photographer is portrayed with uncanny likeness by Candice Bergen.
Gandhi was also the subject of Henri Cartier-Bresson , who was the last photographer to capture the Indian leader alive.
The film is presented by the film scholar and director Annette Danto and will include an intermission.
About the introducer
Annette Danto is a filmmaker, educator, and co-author/editor of the textbook: Think/Point/Shoot: Media Ethics, Technology and Global Change. A three-time Fulbright Scholar in Film and Media Making, her documentaries are held in permanent collections of universities and educational institutions worldwide. Recent documentaries include: Reflections On Media Ethics, Gandhi’s Wheel, and The Never Ending Path. Recent invited presentations include: British Film Institute, Daniel Pearl Film Festival, and IIE/CIES Global Exchange. She is currently in post-production for an 18-year longitudinal documentary highlighting rural development in the Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu, India.
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