The Imaginative Power of Place: Film Screening with Bay Area Irish Filmmaker, Flora SkivingtonSaturday, March 5, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St. @ Grove St., San Francisco
Born in Northern Ireland, Flora Skivington‘s fiction and non-fiction films explore individual relationships to places of personal significance. She is interested in how individual imagination can shape our experience of places and how personal stories and memories can add meaning to the objects around us. Flora is inspired by real-life stories, rural landscapes, and a love of color and texture. Her films have been shown at film festivals, art galleries and other public venues in the US and Europe, including the Institute of Contemporary Art in London. She has an MFA in Film from San Francisco Art Institute and a PhD in Fine Art from University of Oxford’s Ruskin School of Art. The event will include a screening of Corvus Corax, Newt Wonders, Oscar & Isabelle, Fatto A Mano, Beautiful Malaria and Nesting Turkey Vultures, followed by Q&A with the filmmaker.