Dinner on the Riviera
A new film based on Don Nigro's fine play ... an imagined dialog between the silent screen legend Buster Keaton and Irish literary lion Samuel Beckett on the occasion of the making of Beckett's one and only FILM in Brooklyn in 1964...
Dinner on the Riviera by T. D. White projects the inner world of a young New York writer’s imaginative processes. More Braque than Vermeer. 15 minutes.
New York ShortsFest, 2011 and
Theater for the New City, May 2014
To Paint the Portrait of a Bird
Poetry in motion. Jacques Prevert’s cherished poem beautifully adapted for fil. In a forest, a reclusive painter tries to capture life ... a living thing ... a bird ... on canvas. A young boy observes and composes France's most famous poem. 35 mm film, 15 minutes.
Film Festivals: Mill Valley, Woodstock, Official Selection; Winner, "Best Short Film," New York/Avignon
(Style: traditional portraiture)
Through special arrangement with Shorts International of London, available at:
Dancing on The Bones of History
A "play date" with a young film crew from
the Brno Institute of Technology, Moravia, Czech Republic, visiting The Austerlitz Memorial ... the
"Cairn of Peace" in Slavkov which com-memorates the battlefield upon which Napoleon
defeated the Austrians and Russians in 1805 ...
then its quickly into the yellow submarine and
on to Dolni Vestonice, the site of the archaeological excavation that unearthed skeletal
remains from 25,000 years ago. 2-1/2 minutes.