Elon University Film Series and Cinelon will present "An Evening
with Milcho Manchevski" beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in the theater
on the lower level of the School of Communications. There will be
a viewing and discussion of Manchevski's film "Dust."
has directed more than 50 experimental, documentary, music-video
and commercial short films and has won awards for best experimental
film (for "1.72" at the Belgrade Alternative Festival), for best
MTV and Billboard video (for Arrested Development's "Tennessee,"
which also made Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 best videos
ever), and for screenplay and direction on "Before The Rain" (1994)
and "Dust" (2001).
"Before The Rain" won 30 awards at international festivals, including
best film in Venice, an Independent Spirit award, an Oscar nomination
and a place in The New York Times' book "Best 1,000 Films Ever Made."
He is the author
of "The Ghost Of My Mother" and a book of photographs "Street" (made
to accompany an exhibition). His fiction and essays have been published
in New American Writing, La Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, Sineast
is a member of the graduate faculty of the Tisch School at New York
University, and he lives in New York.
For more information about Manchevski's visit, contact Dr. Michael