This Wednesday, PSU Film professor Dustin Morrow will screen several of his award-winning short films and discuss their themes and processes. In particular, he will look at location-driven filmic strategies, and the relationships between landscape and personal, communal and cultural identities in his films.
The screening and talk will be held at the Cedar Mill Community Library at 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 30th. Admission is free and open to the public.
About Dustin Morrow:
Prof. Morrow is an Emmy-winning filmmaker, author, programmer and educator. He is currently an Associate Professor of Film at Portland State University, where he teaches courses in digital cinema production and film studies. His films have won numerous awards and been shown in venues around the world. Before re-entering academia, Morrow was an editor and director of short-form projects and series television in Los Angeles, for such clients as MTV and the Discovery Channel, and such filmmakers as Spike Jonze, Michael Apted, and Steven Soderbergh. Among his recent works are a feature-film contemporary musical called Everything Went Down, which was the subject of a TED Talk and has screened at film festivals around the world, taken Best Film honors at five film festivals, and was a runaway success on the streaming service Hulu. Learn more about Prof. Morrow and his work at www.dustinmorrow.com.