Banker White's "The Genius of Marian" and Penny Lane and Brian Frye's "Our Nixon" screen in the Rooftop Films Summer Series, New York

Jun 25 2013 - Jul 03 2013


Rooftop Films Summer Series

New York, NY




Film and Video

Banker White‘s The Genius of Marian is an intimate family portrait that explores the tragedy of Alzheimer’s disease, the power of art and the meaning of family. The film follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease as her son, the filmmaker, documents her struggle to hang on to a sense of self. It will screen at Dag Hammarksold Plaza, 2nd Ave & E 47th St, New York.

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Penny Lane and Brian Frye‘s Our Nixon is culled from Nixon White House home movies. Whether you like or dislike him, this engaging documentary is a wrenching portrait of a fallen man, and a unique and captivating time capsule from a more innocent era. It will screen at Socrates Sculpture Park, 3134 Vernon Boulevard, Astoria.

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