Film Critiques with Kathie Moon


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ART IN THE DARK: Movie Discussion Group  Cine-World Film Festival Seminar Sarasota Film Festival Seminar
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imageTuesdays, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Session 1: Oct. 23 - Dec. 18, 2018

Session 2: Jan 8 - Feb 26, 2019

Session 3: Mar 5 - Apr 23, 2019

Summer School: Apr 30 - May

Movie for 12/11: At Eternity's Gate, at Burns Court 

Cost per class: $18m/20nm (at the door) - Walk-ins Welcome

Session 2 Art in the Dark Card - A card good for 8 classes at a discounted rate can be purchased at the front desk or over the phone - $128m/144nm

Session 3 Art in the Dark Card - TBA


ART IN THE DARK - OPEN HOUSE - 12/18, 2pm - 4pm,  Movie Discussed: The Favourite (playing at Burns Court) - Cost:  $5m/10nm. Pay at the door. 

Join award winning Pelican Press movie critic and film aficionado Kathie Moon in exploring the latest movies at local theaters!  Increase your film knowledge, powers of observation, analyze the art and meaning cinema, and venture to movies you yourself might not have chosen.  Each week the facilitator will assign a quality film for you to see on your own, from a variety of current movies in theaters – “art”, foreign language, independent, documentaries and the best of Hollywood.  The following week students will discuss the movie – it’s themes, storytelling style, filmic techniques, director’s and actor’s previous work, etc.  At the first class we’ll discuss what to look for at a movie.  Also, please bring the name of your favorite movie.  Coffee & Tea served.

imagePrevious Films: 

10/23 week: Colette

10/30 week: THE OLD MAN & THE GUN

11/6 week: The Hate U Give   

11/13 week: Beautiful Boy

11/27 week: Green Book 

12/4 week: Can You Ever Forgive Me

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imageApril 8, 12,15, 2019


Cost: $70m/80nm


A three day seminar discussing a selection of the films that are presented by the Sarasota Film Festival in April 2019.  List of movies to be discussed and other festival information will be listed here.


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About the Artist Instructor: 

Kathie Moon is a film aficionado and award winning film critic at Sarasota's Pelican Press, Kathie has been teaching film appreciation and film history for over 10 years at the Education Center on Longboat Key, Manatee Community College and Pierian Spring Academy. She has a master’s degree and has been involved with film studies through working at an historic theater, film programming, industry groups, film societies, film festivals, seminars and field trips. Longtime members may remember her as a marketing/public relations volunteer at Art Center Sarasota in the late 1990s.