Join us for our monthly film screening series featuring the best in internationally-renowned independent and arts-related movies- The Art of Film.
The Art of Film presents a forum for appreciating movies as an art form. With audience Q&A and talkback sessions with film directors and faculty from Florida Southern College following each screening, this unique Polk Museum series will entertain, engage, and educate audiences of all ages.
Synopsis: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Ind., a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey, a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library. As their intimacy develops, Jin and Casey explore both the town and their own conflicted emotions.
Director Bio: Kogonada, is a South Korean-born American filmmaker known for his debut film Columbus as well as his video essays: short videos which analyze the content, form, and structure of films and television series generally through narration and editing. His video essays often highlight a particular aesthetic used by film directors. He is a regular contributor for Sight & Sound magazine and is frequently commissioned by North American home video distributor The Criterion Collection to create supplemental videos for its releases.
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Introduction and Screening at 6:30 pm
The Art of Film is free to attend. Cash bar available.