Meredith Vieira, co-host of NBC’s Today Show, contributing anchor for Dateline NBC, founding moderator and former co-host of The View, and correspondent for Turning Point, West 57th, and Sixty Minutes, will moderate a discussion with award-winning documentary filmmakers on the subject: “Are Documentary Filmmakers the New Journalists?” at this year’s Maryland Film Festival Fundraiser!
Friday, January 21, 2010
MICA, Brown Center
Documentary filmmakers, all alums of the Maryland Film Festival include: Alex Gibney (Oscar winner for TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE, and widely praised for ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM, CASINO JACK, and SPITZER), Rachel Grady (BOYS OF BARAKA, Oscar-nominated JESUS CAMP, and 12TH & DELAWARE), and award-winning and MacArthur “Genius” grant recipient Stanley Nelson (JONESTOWN, FREEDOM RIDERS).
**CALL 410.752.8083 to order tickets**
All Access: including the pre-reception, reserved seats conversation, and a special dinner with Viera and the filmmakers – $250
Conversation and Pre-reception: wine, beer and hors d’ouevres) – $90
Table Hosts: (10 All Access tickets, plus 10 student tickets for the Conversation) – $5,000
Schedule of the evening:
6pm: Doors open, wine and beer reception
7:15pm: Auction and Conversation with Meridith Vieira, Alex Gibney, Rachel Grady and Stanley Nelson
9pm:All Access ticket-holder dinner with Vieira and the filmmakers in the MICA Main Building