Art is the Tree of Life

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The Art of Life
Throckmorton Theatre Sun, Oct 5, 2014 4:00 PM
This trio of shorts delves into the lives and decades-long careers of three brilliant Bay Area artists: sculptor Jerome Kirk, metal artist Victor Ries, and painter Wilma Daubenspeck Cliff.
The Art of Life
Rafael 2 Mon, Oct 6, 2014 6:15 PM
This trio of shorts delves into the lives and decades-long careers of three brilliant Bay Area artists: sculptor Jerome Kirk, metal artist Victor Ries, and painter Wilma Daubenspeck Cliff.
Film Info
Country:US
Running Time:26
Director:Christine Weicher
Geoffrey Quinn

Description

At 95 years old, Wilma Daubenspeck Cliff is an undiscovered painter with a remarkable sense of color and a life well lived-though not without tragedy. In this short, the artist narrates her journey.

Additional Information


Geoffrey Quinn has practiced internal medicine in San Francisco, California, for the past 15 years. Prior to his training at Cornell Medical College and Residency at The New York Hospital, he worked at the Associated Press, Time Magazine, and San Diego Magazine. His other degrees include a MSJ from Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, and a BA in History from UCLA. He is an avid photographer. With Art is the Tree of Life, he is thrilled to join his wife, Christine Weicher in their first collaboration.

Christine Weicher has worked as a journalist in television news since 1975. She holds three national Emmy Awards and has been recognized by UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, the National Association of Black Journalists and others. She has produced for 60 Minutes, The CBS Evening News and Sunday Morning. She has also produced for HDNet’s Dan Rather Reports, KQED Television, Discovery Channel, Lifetime Cable Television, and the Scripps Howard-Wall Street Journal cable broadcast. A native San Franciscan, Weicher is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism. Art is the Tree of Life, is her first independent film and she is thrilled that it is also her first collaboration with husband, Geoffrey Quinn.