Press Release: Library of the Early Mind: A Documentary Film Exploring Children's Literature to be screened at UMass Dartmouth Oct. 20
Date: October 12, 2010
Department: College Of Arts And Sciences
The documentary features writers and illustrators of children's literature, including Gregory Maguire, Lemony Snicket, Natalie Babbitt, Lois Lowry, R.L. Stine, and more. It is a feature-length documentary film about children's literature directed by Edward J. Delaney and produced by Delaney and Steven Withrow. The film is intended for festival release in 2010.
The screening is on Oct. 20, from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium and will be followed by a discussion with the film directors. UMass Dartmouth is located at 285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth.
Edward J Delaney is an award-winning author, journalist, and filmmaker. Delaney directed and produced a documentary film, The Times Were Never So Bad: The Life of Andre Dubus, which premiered in 2007.
Steven Withrow is a poet, playwright, fiction writer, teacher, and author of six instructional books meant for visual artists and storytellers: Toon Art, Webcomics, Character Design for Graphic Novels, Vector Graphics and Illustration, Secrets of Digital Animation, and Illustrating Children's Picture Books.
For more information on the project, visit childrenslitproject.wordpress.com.