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CAPE GAZET], Friday, January 16 - January 22, 1998 - 67 Rehoboth Film Society going full.speed ahead with festival plans The Rehoboth Film Society is Rector, editor of the "Beach- Calagione was elected The meeting begins at 7 p.m. ested in donating time, services or moving full-speed ahead in its en- deavors to produce the first-ever Rehoboth Beach Film Festival, which has been set for Thursday, Nov. 12, to Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Cape Region. The fledgling society held its second meeting at Dogfish Head Brewings &amp; Eats on Rehoboth Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 17, and hosted its third meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15. Co-founder Rob Rector, who. was elected president of the film society, reported at the December meeting that Richard Derrickson, owner of Atlantic Theaters, has donated the entire Rehoboth Mall Cinema space to the festival for the weekend. RAt's Andrew's Dolores M. Andrew, of Timoni- um, Md., and of Rehoboth Beach, is one of 250 artists from the Unit- ed States and nine foreign coun- tries accepted to exhibit in the 23rd International Miniature Art Show, to be held in Clearwater, Fla., Jan. 18 - Feb. 1, 1998, ac- cording to the Miniature Art Soci- ety of Florida. "Acceptance in itself is a high honor," said Jo Webber, society president, who added that "from over 1,200 works received world- wide for jurying, only 800 were accepted for showing." Andrew, who serves as instruc- tor at the Rehoboth Art League, has exhibited her award-winning art works at the league's galleries. The show will be located at Clearwater's historic Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa. World civilizations have long been fascinated with creating small artifacts and paintings. The Elizabethan era in England was particularly noted for its palm-size watercolor portraits on vellum and ivory, which served much the same purpose as small pho- tographs today. Filling a very per- sonal role, they could easily be carried in pocket or locket as comber" and writer of the "Flick Picks" column for the "Delaware Coast Press," also said Becky Craft of the Sussex Arts Council has expressed interested in help- ing the festival obtain grants, and that Sydney's Blues & Jazz Restaurant owner Sydney Arzt has said she will promote the film festival during Jazz Festival. Local artist Patti Shreeve is making information posters for members and friends of members to post around the area. A website for the film festival has also been established at <http://www.shore- source.corrddbc/rbfs.html>. Barry Becker was named pro- ducer of the festival, and Mariah work accepted in knights went off to battle or as families planned arranged mar- riages. The invention of photogra- phy in the mid-1800s curtailed sharply the demand for portraits, but did not destroy the art form's respect. The resurgence of interest that began in the early 1900s has continued to grow and today's collector or art lover can acquire a good piece or original art work at a reasonable cost that does not re- quire a gallery,size room for dis- play. Present-day miniaturists are working in a variety of mediums and are exploring new horizons in technique, styles and subject mat- ter. "There's usually something for even th most discriminating art lover," says Denver Boyers, exhibition chairman. "Miniature art is commonly described as fine art in small scale," says Boyers. "The 'one-sixth guide,' used by many miniaturists, asks that sub- jects be portrayed no larger than 1/6 their normal size. Heads are usually about 1 1/2 inches in height or even smaller." The Clearwater-based society introduced contemporary minia- ture art to the Suncoast in 1975 with an invitational show at the Florida Gulf Coast Art Center. Its secretary/treasurer. Becker, a writer for CAMP Rehoboth, co- founded Washington, D.C.'s Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in 1991 and produced it from 1991 to 1995. During that time he was respon- sible for film booking and pro- gramming, fund-raising, promo- tions and receptions. At its most recent meeting, members discussed proposed committees, including film re- view, fund-raising, media/public relations, art/graphics, receptions and hospitality. The Rehoboth Film Society meets the third Thursday of each month at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats. Florida exhibit popularity has grown through the annual competitive exhibits, bringing Clearwater and Florida to the forefront in the international resurgence of miniaturism. "All eyes of miniature artists and miniature art lovers are on Clearwater each January because this is where the action is," said Webber. Boasting more than 400 members worldwide, the society is one of the major nonprofit miniature groups. The society re- cently produced a video, titled "Timeless Treasures," covering the history of miniature art from the seventh century's "Book of Kells" through current develop- ments. More than 60 awards, to- taling close to $15,000, will be presented at the Invitational Awards Brunch, Jan. 18, presided over by Webber, Mayor Rita Gar- vey and June Baumgardner Gel- bart, sponsor of the Best of Show Award, following which the show is open free to the public at noon. Show hours are Sundays, noon - 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; and Monday.through Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The Belleview Biltmore is located at 25 Belleview Boulevard, Belleair. For details, contact 813-796-3240, with a festival update and con- cludes with a film screening. For more information about the society, festival or if you are inter- money, call 226-3257 or write c/o Rehoboth Beach Film Society, P.O. Box 1132, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. 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