Schnitzer Cinema: “Citizen Blue” with Richard Blue and director Daniel Miller

When: 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18

Where: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, UO Campus, 1430 Johnson Lane

Details: The Fall 2017 season of Schnitzer Cinema, curated by Richard Herskowitz, JSMA Curator of Media Arts, will highlight influential filmmakers with connections to Eugene and Oregon. It opens with the world premiere of “Citizen Blue,” a documentary by UO School of Journalism and Communication professor Daniel Miller. Both Miller and James Blue’s brother, Richard Blue, will attend. “Citizen Blue” focuses on the unjustly neglected career of American filmmaker James Blue (1930-1980), who grew up in Portland ,majored in Theater at the University of Oregon, became an award-wnning filmmaker and influential educator whose students included Francis Ford Coppola and Jim Morrison. The documentary features rare clips, images, and interviews.

Cost: $5 adults, $3 senior citizens; free admission for ages 18 years and under as well as museum members, college students with current ID and UO faculty, staff, and students.

Information: jsma.uoregon.edu, 541-346-3027

 

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