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Description of Pictures: AFI/Silver & Magnolia Pictures invite you and a guest to a special advance screening of
A ROYAL AFFAIR
Winner, Silver Bear -- 2012 Berlin International Film Festival
Official Selection, Denmark --- Best Foreign Language Film Oscar®
with director Nikolaj Arcel and writer Rasmus Heisterberg in person! (Note: Due to Hurricane Sandy, the film personnel did not attend the screening.)
A ROYAL AFFAIR
Writer-director Nikolaj Arcel (co-writer, 2009's THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO) brings the true story of Denmark’s “Mad King Christian,” and the scandalous affair that rocked his court, to the screen with great flair in this sumptuous period drama set during the Age of Enlightenment. Childish and impetuous, Christian VII (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard) leaves governing to his court while he indulges his leisure pursuits and female companions — all the while neglecting his queen, Caroline Mathilde (Alicia Vikander). Enter German physician Johann Struensee (Mads Mikkelsen), a worldly, reform-minded man of science. Charismatic and persuasive, Struensee convinces Christian to embrace his duty as king and liberalize Denmark — badly needed reforms, but ones that anger the establishment, making Struensee a target and his increasingly close friendship with the queen subject to new scrutiny.
Q & A with director Nikolaj Arcel and writer Rasmus Heisterberg will follow the screening.
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2012 photos: Equipment this year: My mainstays were the Fuji S100fs, Nikon D7000, and the new Fuji X-S1. I also used an underwater Fuji XP50 and a Nikon D600. The first three cameras all broke this year and had to be repaired.
Trips this year:
three Civil War Trust conferences (Shepherdstown, WV, Richmond, VA, and Williamsburg, VA),
a week-long family reunion cruise of the Caribbean,
another week-long family reunion in the Wisconsin Dells (with lots of in-transit time in Ohio and Indiana), and
my 7th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including side trips to Zion, Bryce, the Grand Canyon, etc).
Ego strokes: I had a picture of Miss DC, Ashley Boalch, published in the Washington Post. I had a photograph of the George Segal San Francisco Holocaust memorial used as the cover of Quebec Francais (issue 165). Not being able to read French, I'm not entirely sure what the article is about but, hey! And I guess what could be considered to be a positive thing, my site is now established enough that spammers have noticed it and I had to block 17,000 file description postings for Viagra and whatever else..
Number of photos taken this year: just below 410,000.
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