Johnson Center, Cinema
November 15, 2011, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tom Davenport is an independent filmmaker and film distributor of Delaplane, Virginia. He began work in film with documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock and Don Pennebacker and made his first independent film in 1969. In 1970 he returned home to rural Virginia and started an independent film company (www.davenportfilms.com) with his wife, co-producer and designer, Mimi Davenport.
They are best known for a series of live action American adaptations of traditional folktales in series called "From the Brothers Grimm". The last film in that series Willa: An American Snow White (www.pbs.org/willa) is their first feature length film and the winner of the Andrew Carnegie Award from the American Library Association for "Best Children's Film of 1998."
This event is free and open to the public.
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