Tuesday, August 28

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Elements of Cinema: The Player

Free Screening – Passes Not Required

Screening details TBA – stay tuned!

THE PLAYER (1992) dir Robert Altman w/ Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Gallagher, Brion James [124 min]

This special free screening is presented as part of our Elements of Cinema series, and will be followed by an audience discussion led by Daniel Gaucher.

Guest Speaker: Daniel Gaucher

Professor, Department of Visual & Media Arts at Emerson College

Daniel Gaucher is an accomplished television editor and documentary producer, who has two decades of experience in the entertainment industry. He has worked in the Boston, New York, and Los Angeles markets for both broadcast and cablecast outlets. With his professional achievements as an editor, and producer, Gaucher brings a broad knowledge of all aspects of production to the wide range of projects and institutions with which he works.

After moving to Los Angeles after completing his degrees, he established himself in the production world as one of the original editors for the hit reality series Blind Date. He went on to edit reality and documentary programming including REAL TV, Extreme Engineering and the PBS science series NOVA. His work has aired worldwide on NBC, MTV, Bravo, A&E, UPN, Spike, VH-1, TLC, PBS, History Channel, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel.

Daniel’s current research addresses narrative in a virtual reality environment, and the impact working outside the frame will have on the rules of production and post-production.  He completed post-production on the innovative virtual reality feature film (MansLaughter, 2015) which was distributed worldwide by Samsung for the Gear VR.


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This monthly free screening and discussion series is one of the most popular events at the Theatre. Once a month, we invite a guest speaker or one of our staff to select a classic film and lead our audience in a post-screening discussion.