FDU Professor Howard Libov to screen documentary film “Aglow”

Madison, N.J. (September 12, 2011) –The documentary, “Aglow-Under the Radar: Chojnowski,” directed by the Fairleigh Dickinson University Visual and Performing Arts Professor Howard Libov, will be showcased in seminar screenings throughout the next couple of weeks.

Locations include: the DocMiami International Film Festival in Doral, F.L. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 5:15 p.m., The Atlanta Documentary Film Festival in Atlanta, G.A. on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 9:30 p.m., Movies at the Mills in Easton, P.A. on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m., and Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva N.Y. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 at 7 p.m. 

“Aglow” takes a look at the art of Paul Chojnowski, the nation’s most renowned practitioner of the art of drawing with fire. Chojnowski’s drawing techniques include scorching paper with a blow torch to craft unique cityscapes and drawings. Last February Chojnowski visited FDU, giving the university the opportunity to witness the artist working at his craft at an event called, “Working with Fire.”

"Aglow” is the second film in a series by Libov called “Under the Radar.” Each film in the series follows the life of a contemporary working artist in the USA that is recognized in their field, but is not considered to be a celebrity. A sample of “Aglow” is available on  YouTube. This film contains brief nudity.

Libov, a resident of Ridgewood, N.J., is an accomplished filmmaker and award-winning director, as well as a professor of film at FDU and the Assistant Dean of FDU’s Becton College of Arts and Sciences. Libov has won numerous awards at film festivals all over the world including WorldFest International Independent Film Festival in Houston, T.X., where his feature film, “Favorite Son,” received a Gold Remi Award in Drama.

For more information, contact Howard Libov at (973) 443-8646 or email libovh@fdu.edu. The film festivals are located at the Guava - Doral Gold Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Avenue, Doral, F.L.; The Goat Farm, 1200 Foster St., Atlanta, G.A.; Simon Silk Mill, 13th Street in Easton, P.A.; and Hobart and William Smith College, 300 Pulteney St., Geneva, N.Y.

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