The Story of Film: An Odyssey

2011 Documentary

This epic exploration of film by critic amd TCFF Board Member Mark Cousins will take you on a journey through film history from its silent past through its changing digital future. From Lumière and Edison to Scorsese and Spielberg, Cousins' passionate love-letter to the medium is filled with clips and interviews that bring alive the magic of the movies. Ambitious in scope and poetic in execution, this 15-part odyssey is something no self-respecting cinephile will want to miss. On the momentous occasion of the State Theatre's Centennial, don't miss the equivalent of a once-in-a-lifetime cinema studies course. The chapters will run continuously throughout the day. Stop in at any time to toast 100 years of moviegoing on Front Street!