The White Horse
"..."I don't like being preached at, so I try not to preach in my films," laughs Anne Lewis as she discusses her Morristown, a documentary eight years in the making. "I mean, this is a piece about globalization, but there's not a single figure talking about the global economy..."
"...She concedes that it's a little bit strange that her new film A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas) is the first to explore labor in the Lone Star State. The documentary, which screens this weekend in Austin as part of the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, is a follow-up of sorts to the UT lecturer's 2007 film, Morristown: In the Air and Sun..."
"...and David Lowery, who are taking new shorts to the fest. And finally, filmmaker and University of Texas faculty member Anne Lewis won – egads! – a $50,000 fellowship from the national arts foundation United States Artists for her work on socially conscious documentaries like Morristown: In the Air and Sun....."
"...Riverside). The salon will present a work in progress from Risanna Brillantes (of the Texas Filmmaker's Production Fund) and two pieces (also works in progress) from Anne Lewis, Shelter and Morristown..."
"...He was also a very conscientious adman, working on many public-service announcements, such as those for Morristown, New Jersey's Seeing Eye kennel. Freberg began working with Seeing Eye after his brother-in-law became blind late in life and attended Austin's School for the Blind and Visually Impaired..."