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Film Screening: LEONIE starring Emily Mortimer
Director: Hisako Matsui
The true life story of Leonie Gilmour (Emily Mortimer), whose life crossed continents, wars and cultures, embodied with courage and passion the search of art and freedom. As an independent young woman seeking to overcome the restrictive female roles in turn-of-the century America and Japan, she is cast alone to raise her son in a societies with few opportunities for women.
A tender and inspiring story of a remarkable woman who nurtures the amazing artistic talent of her son, as he grows into the world renown artist, Isamu Noguchi.
see the trailer here: http://vimeo.com/54398067
More About Beverly Arts Center
The Beverly Arts Center is a nonprofit cultural center offering a variety of programs for the entire family. It hosts theater performances, films, concerts and comedy events and features an art gallery. It also offers classes in ceramics, art, computers, film, digital arts, dance, theater and writing. The facility is available for private parties and features a garden, stage, atrium and gallery. Professional event planning is provided.