Rebekah Wingert-Jabi filming "A Bird in the Hand"

Films

Periodically, Public Art Reston hosts film screenings of documentary films highlighting national and international public art projects as well as documentaries about Reston’s public art collection.

Below are three documentary films from Peabody-award winning film director Rebekah Wingert-Jabi of Storycatcher Productions featuring Reston’s Public art.

A Bird in the Hand – Patrick Dougherty’s Sculptural Installation in Reston, VA (2015).

 

Fun, Beauty, Fantasy: Reston’s Public Art (2012)

Emerge: The Making of a Community Public Art Project (2010)

The following films were featured in previous Public Art Reston film screenings.

2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Fun, Beauty, Fantasy: Reston’s Public Art
Speakers: Rebekah Wingert-Jabi, film director, and Anne Delaney, executive director, Public Art Reston

Programs are presented in collaboration with Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Location: CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA  20191.  Time: 7:30 pm. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Programs are presented with the support of Reston Community Center.

2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
TROUBLEMAKERS: The Story of Land Art (2015)

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Levitated Mass (2013) 88 minutes.

Programs are presented in collaboration with Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Location: CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA  20191.  Time: 7:30 pm. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Programs are presented with the support of Reston Community Center.

2015

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Impossible Light
Impossible Light is about artist Leo Villarreal‘s public art installation The Bay Lights.
View the trailer.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
INSIDE OUT: The People’s Art Project (2013)
View the trailer: INSIDE OUT: The People’s Art Project (2013)
View JR’S TED Talk (2012)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Public Art Private Views (Canada, 2013)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty (2013)

Programs are presented in collaboration with Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Location: CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA  20191.  Time: 7:30 pm. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Programs are presented with the support of Reston Community Center.

2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Roy Lichtenstein: Reflections (U.S., 1993, 30 min.) and Roy Lichtenstein: Tokyo Brushstrokes (U.S., 1995, 30 min.)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Breathing Earth: Susumu Shingu’s Dream (Germany/UK, 2012, 95 min.)

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Trash Dance (2012)
Screening followed by a Q&A with choreographer Allison Orr.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line (2012)

Programs are presented in collaboration with Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Location: CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA  20191.  Time: 7:30 pm. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Programs are presented with the support of Reston Community Center.

2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty (2012)
Guest speaker: Film director Kenny Dalsheimer will present the film and do a Q&A.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The Gates (2007)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Art in Embassies – Margaret Boozer’s installation of This Distance: Djibouti
Guest speakers: Camille Benton, curator of the Art in Embassies Program, and Margaret Boozer, artist.

Programs are presented in collaboration with Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Location: CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA  20191.  Time: 7:30 pm. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Programs are presented with the support of Reston Community Center.

2012

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Spiral Jetty (1970) and Inside Australia (2002-2003)

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Dancing in Water: The Making of River (2009) and Five Dance Films about Place (2005)
Guest speakers: Sharon Mansur and Ronit Eisenbach.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Olafur Eliasson: Space is Process (2009)

Programs are presented in collaboration with Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Location: CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA  20191.  Time: 7:30 pm. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Programs are presented with the support of Reston Community Center.

2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1995)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Sol Lewitt: Wall Drawings” (2010) and “Studio Gang Architects: Aqua Tower” (2009).
Guest speaker: Peggy Parsons, founder and head of the National Gallery of Art’s film program.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Rivers and Tides (2004)

Programs are presented in collaboration with Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Location: CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA  20191.  Time: 7:30 pm. All screenings are free and open to the public.

Programs are presented with the support of Reston Community Center.