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Beyond the Bolex

Beyond the Bolex

Jacques Bolsey was an immigrant inventor who became the pioneer of the Bolex motion picture camera. After discovering a forgotten family archive about her great-grandfather and creator of the iconic camera, filmmaker Alyssa Bolsey travels to Switzerland to research his legacy. Through interviews with family members and filmmakers, Jacques' personal diary, film reels and collected images, she reveals her great-grandfather’s epic story.

 

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Date:

Thursday, 2nd May

Time:

7:45 pm - 9:30 pm

Cost:

$16

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Venue

Triangle theater 5
1870 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone:
(949) 650-4300

Details

Director
Alyssa Bolsey
Producer(s)
Camilo Lara Jr., Werner Schweizer , Nicolas Wadimoff, Sarah George (Executive Producer), Diana Holtzberg (Executive Producer)
Screenwriter
Alyssa Bolsey, Tchavdar Georgiev
Cinematographer
Camilo Lara Jr., Joseph Areddy
Music
Corey Wallace
Cast
Alyssa Bolsey, Wim Wenders, Jonas Mekas, Barbara Hammer, Bruce Brown, Dave Alex Riddett, Andy Warhol, Joel Schlemowitz, Carole Bolsey, Michel Bolsey, Robin Bolsey, Laureen Williams, André Sogliuzzo, David Kiehn and Paul C Pottash
Language
English, French with English subtitles
Country of Origin
USA, Switzerland
Year Completed
2018
Genre
Documentary