Karl Struss: Celebrating PhotoFutures’ 20th Anniversary Film Screening of "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans"
Professor Charles Wolfe of UCSB’s Film and Media Studies Department introduces this exquisitely photographed tale of faltering love and redemption, for which Struss won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography in 1929. Produced by William Fox, Sunrise was also honored by the Academy for its Unique and Artistic Quality of Production, the only occasion in which this prize has been awarded in the history of the Oscars. (95 min.)
A Q&A led by Professor Wolfe follows the screening.