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The Art & Politics of End Credits

Image that says The End, The Art and Politics of End Credits, Moderated by Chico Colvard, IFFBoston, Somerville Theatre, Sunday, April 28 @

Movie-goers often head to the exit once the end credits appear on screen. To some, sitting through end credits is pointless and pretentious. For film enthusiasts, the moment between the last shot and “THE END” is the stuff of notable moments. End credits contain extended plot developments, reveals, behind the scenes making of featurettes – in addition to acknowledging investors, cast and crew. This darkly lit space also reveals an army of intensely negotiated contractual relationships vying for precious cinematic real estate and branding opportunities among an ever-growing hierarchical cluster of names, titles and logos. Go behind the scenes with UMass Boston Film Series Curator Chico Colvard and hear how the filmmakers navigate the art and politics of end credits during this IFFBoston panel discussion.

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