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A Place For Film – Student Film Lester Kannon

On this week's episode we're talking to Danielle Head and Graham Walsh about their fascinating student film Lester Kannon.

A shrine to Lester Kannon by Danielle C. Head

Photo: Copyright 2010 Danielle C. Head

A shrine to Lester Kannon by Danielle C. Head..

Episode 67 – Discussing Lester Kannon

On this week’s episode, we’re talking to Danielle Head and Graham Walsh, two of the filmmakers behind the student film Lester Kannon. It’s a mockumentary about the fictional rock star Lester Kannon, a character based on an art project by Danielle. A very fun episode this week, about a very fun movie.

We start out with What Have You Seen Lately. Jason talks about Jarhead. Andy saw a bunch of documentaries, Tintin, and My Week With Marilyn.

We then talk about Lester Kannon: where the idea came from, how the filmmakers achieved all of the different styles, and how they managed to make it feel so real. It’s a great movie, so track it down, and check out Danielle’s artwork in the links below.

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Movies Mentioned In This Episode:

Adventures Of Tintin
American Grindhouse
A Tale Of Two Sisters
Beauty And The Beast
Blank City
Blue Valentine
Conan O’Brien: Can’t Stop
Contraband
Drive
Garden State
Iron Lady
Jarhead
Joyful Noise
Lester Kannon
Let The Right One In
Machete Maidens Unleashed
Mad Max
My Week With Marilyn
Newlyweds
Not Quite Hollywood
Once Upon A Time In America
Once Upon A Time In China
Once Upon A Time In India
Once Upon A Time In The West
Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows
The Artist
This Is Spinal Tap
Tinker Tailer Soldier Spy

Andy Hunsucker

Andy Hunsucker is the creator and co-host of A Place for Film - The IU Cinema podcast. Along with his co-host Jason Thompson, he produces a weekly podcast focusing on events at the IU Cinema, and film at Indiana University. He also designs posters and video animations for the Cinema on a volunteer basis.

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