Geneva, N.Y.—As part of the events for Women's History Month, Canadian independent film maker Ann Marie Fleming will show and discuss several of her short films at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, in Albright Auditorium. A reception will follow.
Fleming will show Waving, I Love My Work, You Take Care Now, My Boyfriend Gave Me Peaches, New Shoes: An Interview In Exactly 5 Minutes, Great Expectations, AMF's Tiresias, and her latest, Lip Service.
Fleming was born in Okinawa, Japan, of Chinese and Australian parentage. She is a graduate of University of British Columbia (B.A.), Emily Carr College of Art & Design (B.F.A.), Simon Fraser University (M.F.A.), and the Canadian Film Centre. Fleming has been researching the life and times of her grandfather, the infamous vaudeville musician and acrobat, Long Tack Sam. She runs Global Mechanic, a high-end multi-media commercial house, with partner Bruce Alcock in Vancouver.
Fleming has created a compilation of her films, Pictures Don't Tell You Anything, with Fetching Pictures. She has been making independent films since 1987, and her films have played at more than 50 film festivals. She won Honorable Mention at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Film Maker twice at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Honorable Mention at the Northwest Film and Video Festival three times.
This event is free and open to the public.
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