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SFA to screen 'Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens'

February 1, 2012 - Sylvia Bierschenk
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - As part of its monthly film series, the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Friends of the Visual Arts will present "Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens" at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at The Cole Art Center, in downtown Nacogdoches.

Originally broadcast in 2008 as part of PBS's award-winning series "American Masters," the documentary takes an in-depth look at the influential career of iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz, from her earliest artistic efforts to her storied tenure at Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair magazines and beyond.

It was filmed by Annie's sister Barbara Leibovitz and includes interviews with Annie as well as with many of the celebrities she has photographed.

Prior to the film, local photographers Clay Bostian and Randy Coe will discuss their approaches to photography.

The film is sponsored in part by Bostian (Creative Photography), Coe (Silver Lion Photography), Greg Patterson (G. Patterson Photographic Studio & Gallery), SFA Friends of the Visual Arts and Nacogdoches Junior Forum.

Admission is free. The Cole At Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, please call (936) 468-1131.