Sunday, July 4, 2010

Sneak Preview August 3rd. Harvard Installation January 22nd.

Film Sneak Preview: Trees of My City
NEWTON, Massachusetts: (July 2, 2010) - The Newton Free Library will host a film sneak preview and director's talk  by Roberto Mighty on "Trees of My City", his documentary about dormant, dead and decaying trees, on 

Tuesday, August 3rd from 7pm - 8:30pm.  Address: Newton Free Library, 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA 02459

Trees of My City
Dormancy. Death. Decay. It's All Good.

Trees of My City is an artistic multimedia installation about the hidden beauty and ecological purpose of dormant, dead and decaying trees over four seasons in one American City -- Newton, Massachusetts. 

Through high definition video, unusual photographic perspectives, timelapse, underwater and aerial photography, digital compositing and surround sound audio, audiences will experience trees in unexpected ways and have their consciousness raised about their urban treescapes.

Science Segments
Notable members of the science, naturalist and tree communities provide expert audio/video commentary in Trees of My City. They include: Kevin T. Smith, Ph.D., Project Leader, USDA Forest Service;  Eric J. Olson, Ph.D., Brandeis University; Simon A. Perkins, Field Ornithologist and John DelRosso, Head Arborist, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.

Multimedia Installation and Photographic Exhibition
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
125 Arborway Boston, MA 02130-3500
Installation event: January 22, 2011
Photographic Exhibition: January 22nd - March 6th, 2011