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How do you live a life with creativity, open to inspiration, exploration and joy? The lives of Charles & Ray Eames, famous designers, and the subjects of Bill Jersey’s American Masters biography EAMES: THE ARCHITECT AND THE PAINTER, have left a rich and inspiring legacy that explores this question.
Join us for dinner at Chimney Hill Inn where we will watch a 20-minute segment of EAMES: THE ARCHITECT AND THE PAINTER, a sneak-peek at the film before it premieres this winter on PBS! And then, enjoy Q & A with Emmy-Award winning and Oscar-nominated documentary Producer, Bill Jersey, on the film, and his own creative path.
Dinner: Cuisine from Around the World from the chefs at Marhaba & Annapurna
Desert: The Bent Spoon ice cream & treats
Silent Auction: Movie-Themed Gift Baskets
Bill Jersey (Producer) has produced documentaries for all of the major networks and in association with PBS, WNET New York, KCET Los Angeles, WGBH Boston, and others. His current production, EAMES: The Architect and the Painter, produced with Jason Cohn of Bread and Butter Films, will air on PBS’s American Masters in December 2011. Jersey’s body of work includes two Academy Award nominees: A Time for Burning, on race relations in America, and Superchief, on the life and legacy Chief Justice Earl Warren. Other award-winning productions include The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow series (George Foster Peabody Award), Children of Violence (Emmy), Renaissance (Emmy nomination), Faces of the Enemy (Emmy nomination), Loyalty and Betrayal (Emmy), Hunting the Hidden Dimension (Pierre Gilles deGennes Award) and The Making of Amadeus. He is based in New Jersey.