F.I.L.M. Series: The Best of the Flaherty, 2009-2010

September 26, 2010

The Robert Flaherty Seminar, established 55 years ago by Francis Flaherty, the widow of Robert ("Nanook of the North", 1923), to honor his approach to filmmaking, has become a remarkable annual event that brings accomplished filmmakers together with teachers, students, programmers, distributors, librarians, scholars, and other makers, for a week-long immersion in (mostly) nonfiction cinema. The program, selected and presented by F.I.L.M.

Peeping Tom

September 17, 2010

Peeping Tom tells the story of Mark Lewis, whose passion for photography is gruesomely linked to the murders of several young women. Peeping Tom has much in common with Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho: both films were released in the summer of 1960, both are clever psychological portraits of creepy young men, and both play with the expectations of their audiences.