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Community Cinema Screens The Eyes of Me in HoustonFebruary 17, 2010
Last night,Community Cinema hosted a screening of the Independent Lens film The Eyes of Me at HoustonPBS. The film follows four visually impaired teenagers in Texas as they face the usual challenges of adolescence while simultaneously learning to navigate a world designed for the sighted. Filmmaker Keith Maitland attended the screening and gives an…
BODY AND SOUL: Diana and Kathy, Airing This Month on Public TelevisionOctober 15, 2009
"It's unlikely that any movie released this year will feature characters more remarkable than Kathy Conour and Diana Braun. The subjects of a moving new documentary from director Alice Elliott, the unlikely cinematic heroes are waging a war for their lives––and the lives of many others." - Journal News (Lower Hudson Valley, NY) When they met 37 years ago,…
Filmmaker Keith Maitland Reflects on World Premiere at SXSWMarch 19, 2009
Today is just one day in the three and a half year journey that has been THE EYES OF ME. It’s a day that I haven’t given myself permission to spend too much time thinking about––just one day after its world premiere at South by Southwest (SXSW). THE EYES OF ME is a documentary that follows the lives of four blind teens in Austin, Texas. All four teens in the film had…