Director Manchevski
shows film 'Dust' at Elon


The 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."

Manchevski 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).

His feature "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 and publications.

Manchevski 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 Frontani.



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