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First Look “Working on It” Day 2


Co-presented with and sponsored by The Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism and Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program

12:00 p.m. First thoughts by filmmaker Yaara Sumeruk

12:30 p.m. Work-in-progress presentation: Donal Mosher and Michael Palmieri’s Night Wind Remembers, a work of live cinema that interweaves the classic film Fantastic Voyage with a meditation on aging, medical technology, and the power of breath itself (featuring Don and Dotty Mosher of October Country). Scored and performed live by Palmieri and Mosher. (Redstone Theater)

1:00–5:00 p.m. Please note: Editing in the Open: An Experiment in Live Film Editing will no longer be taking place because Nels Bangerter is not able to attend. Ace editor Nels Bangerter (The Hottest August, Dick Johnson Is Dead, Cameraperson) spends the afternoon editing a short film on the spot and in public. (Bartos Theater) 

1:30–3:30 p.m. Work-in-progress presentation: Zeshawn Ali’s Two Gods. Followed by a discussion with the filmmaker. (Redstone Theater)

3:30–5:00 p.m. Please note: this work-in-progress presentation will no longer be taking place because Robert Greene is not able to attend. BY INVITATION ONLY (Redstone Theater)

5:00 p.m. Please note the premiere of Nels Bangerter’s spontaneous film will no longer be taking place because Bangerter is not able to attend. (Bartos Theater)

5:00–6:30 p.m. Off the Record: Happy Hour hosted by Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism (Fox Amphitheater)

6:30 p.m. In Conversation: Hupert Sauper, director of Epicentro (Redstone Theater)
First Look “Working on It” Day 2 Pass: $20 ($16 students). Order pass online.

First Look “Working on It” All-Sessions Pass (Mar 11–13): $50. Order pass online.

Purchase includes same-day Museum admission. “Working on It” sessions are free for MoMI members beginning at the Senior and Student levels.