Lauretta Prevost ’05, Cinematographer
The washed-up Palooka (Mad Men’s Bryan Batt) and rookie boxer (Zack Kron) swap stories of their boxing hero and share in the glory days that every man dreams of. Will either man get to live those dreams, or have those days already gone by? Based on a Tennessee Williams play set in, The Palooka has screened in over 17 festivals and received multiple awards. 15 minutes.
The Palooka will play at 12:26 AM and 3:26 PM on February 17 in the Kimball Theatre Screening Room.
About Lauretta Prevost ’05
Lauretta Prevost works as a cinematographer. She focuses on both narrative work (features, shorts, pilots, and series) with an emphasis on films with a sense of style, and on documentary work (features, shorts, and a touch of video journalism) with an emphasis on social justice, because of course. Her moving images have appeared at the Sundance Film Festival, as well as on DemocracyNow!, The Real News Network, and Al Jazeera. Lauretta dapples in freelance writing for outlets such as Al Jazeera, American Cinematographer, www.NoFilmSchool.com, Filmmaker Magazine, and ICG: International Cinematographers Guild Magazine. Lauretta graduated from W&M in 2005. While at W&M she managed the student-run Meridian coffeehouse, and danced to 80s music at the punk/gay frat whenever possible. She appreciates puns and dragons.