Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture by Oscar Boyson

Learn the rules, then re-write your own alphabet

Tuesday, November 27 at 6:00pm at Fire Station Cinema (Free and open to the public)

Wednesday, November 28 at 12:45pm at Projection Theater at Northwestern University in Qatar (RSVP - VCUarts Qatar and NU-Q only)

Filmmaker Oscar Boyson invites you on a tour of notable triumphs of art and ingenuity over commerce and industry in recent history, and in his personal career as a producer and director. Topics of the lecture will include the value of culture, the currency of trust versus monetary currency, information as renewable energy, turning nothing into something, and evolving definitions of sustainability within creative pursuits.

Oscar Boyson is a New York City-based filmmaker and producer. Boyson’s directorial credits include “Rammellzee: It’s Not Who But What” (2018), “The Six Sides of Katharine Hepburn” (2018) and the globe-trotting, collaborative documentary “The Future of Cities” (2017). He has also directed dozens of music videos, commercials, short films and online videos.

Boyson recently co-founded the New York City-based independent film studio Elara Pictures with Josh and Benny Safdies, Ronald Bronstein, and Sebastian Bear-McClard.

Image credit: Sylvia Scarlett (1935), Directed by George Cukor, Shown Katharine Hepburn, Photofest.

Lecture Dates

27 Nov – 28 Nov 2018

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Fire Station Cinema & Projection Theater at Northwestern University in Qatar