Sun, May 22

Film Screening

Beyond the Bolex

In the 1920s Jewish immigrant inventor Jacques Bolsey aimed to disrupt the early film industry with a motion picture camera for the masses: the iconic Bolex. Over 90 years later, filmmaker Alyssa Bolsey pieces together the fragments of a forgotten family archive to reveal the epic story of her great-grandfather in Beyond the Bolex. Interviewing family members and renowned filmmakers including Jonas Mekas, Alyssa uncovers Jacques' dramatic life story and his impact on generations of people.


10 – 11 AM

Picture This! Carousel Creations

Virtual Tour and Art Workshop

See striking photographs along with colorful carousel horses and design your own whimsical animal in action using drawing, sculpture and collage.