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MIFA 2021: RESOURCES

MIFA 2021 POSTER

MIFA POSTER 2021

eBooks

Film Theory Cover Book

This eBook provides an accessible introduction to the key theorists, concepts, and debates that have shaped the study of moving images.

Musicals in Film Book Cover

This eBook introduces readers to movie musicals past and present, enabling them to experience the development of this uniquely American art form.

Jump Into Audition Cover Book

This eBook uncovers the true procedures and expectations behind auditions, so you will know exactly what to expect before you set foot on the stage.  

Acting in Musical Theatre Cover Book

This eBook contains fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. 

eBooks

Salvador Dali Book Cover

Salvador Dalí is best known for his unique and striking style with an extraordinary repertoire reaching out across film, painting, photography, and sculpture. 

Van Gogh Book Cover

This eBook presents the story of Vincent van Gogh's life and work.  Van Gogh has become the incarnation of the suffering, misunderstood martyr of modern art, and the emblem of the artist as an outsider.

Georgia O'Keeffe by Gerry Souter

This eBook presents the story of Georgia O'Keeffe's life and work.  Her legacy is a unique vision that translates the complexity of nature into simple shapes for us to explore and make our own discoveries. 

MUSICIANS

John Lennon, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Bono, and Pink have made a difference and revolutionized the world. They come from all walks of life and from all corners of the globe. These remarkable individuals have pioneered, developed and forever improved their industry and the world in which we live. 

ARTISTS

Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Takashi Murakami, and Bankey have made a difference and revolutionized the world. They come from all walks of life and from all corners of the globe. These remarkable individuals have pioneered, developed and forever improved their industry and the world in which we live.

 

MAKING DANCES: 7 POSTMODERN CHOREOGRAPHERS

Made in 1980, this film explores the contemporary dance scene through the work of seven New York-based choreographers. They discuss the nature of dance and the evolution of their own work. Filmed at rehearsals, performances, and during interviews, the film is a unique primary source. 

eBooks

Pablo Picasso Book Cover

This eBook presents the story of Pablo Picasso. When he was not yet eighteen, he had reached the point of his greatest rebelliousness.  He repudiated academia's anemic aesthetics along with realism's pedestrian prose and, quite naturally, joined those who called themselves modernists, the non-conformist artists and writers.

Frida Kahlo Book Cover

Behind Frida Kahlo's portraits, lies the story of both her life and work. It is precisely this combination that draws the reader in. Frida's work is a record of her life, and rarely can we learn so much about an artist from what she records inside the picture frame. Frida Kahlo truly is Mexico's gift to the history of art. 

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The Complete Poetry by Maya Angelou

Throughout her illustrious career in letters, Maya Angelou gifted, healed, and inspired the world with her words. Now, the beauty and spirit of those words live on in this new and complete collection of poetry that reflects and honors the writer's remarkable life.

 

eBooks

Beethoven: The Pianist Book Cover

 This eBook presents a detailed biography of Beethoven's formative years.  It reviews the composer's early career, outlining how he was influenced by teachers, theorists and instruments.  

 

Hamilton Book Cover

Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of rap, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation.

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Degas Book Cover

This eBook presents the story of Degas' paintings from his Parisian life to Naples, Rome and Florence where he copied tirelessly from the Old Masters.

LibGuide Author

Liliana Ramirez

Liliana Ramirez

 

LibGuide Contributor

Stephanie Garcia

Stephanie Garcia