Patricia Hamarstrom Williams

PATRICIA HAMARSTROM WILLIAMS, M.F.A., Ph.D.abd is an international film and theatre director and new media expert. Her film credits include “A Tomb for Boris Davidovich”, “A Long Day’s Journey Into Night”, “Othello”, and “Tiger Dance”; work at Cinecitta and for Universal Studios. She has also directed at major theatres, including Lincoln Center, American Repertory Theatre, Missouri (now Kansas City) Repertory Theatre, national Shakespeare Festivals, and the National Theatre of Serbia. Hamarstrom Williams has served as Executive Director of both the Kansas City Film Festival and the KAN Film Festival. She is Vice President of the Board of CinemaKC, having joined in 2014.

CINEMAKC IS BACK AT A NEW TIME FOR TWO WEEKS: Season 5 Episode 10 “On the Up and Up” Will Air 11:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, on KCPT

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams / March 24th, 2016 / 0 Comments

“Lotawana on Ice” by Trevor Hawkins Kansas City, Mo. CinemaKC, the television show that is by and for local filmmakers, has returned from hiatus. It will air on PBS affiliate KCPT Friday, March 25 and Friday, April 1 at 11:30 p.m. Season 5, episode 10, is titled “On the Up and Up” and features three…

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CINEMAKC TV SERIES RETURNS with NEW LOOK and NEW FOCUS

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams / December 8th, 2015 / 3 Comments

CINEMAKC TV SERIES RETURNS with NEW LOOK and NEW FOCUS Season 5 Promises Surprises in the New Format KANSAS CITY, Mo. – CinemaKC, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing and documenting the works of filmmakers with a connection to the KC area, will begin broadcasting Season 5 of its weekly television show, CinemaKC, beginning Friday,…

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CinemaKC Presents the Premiere of “MEMOIRS OF A HIP ‘OLE BLACK MAN'”

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams / July 27th, 2015 / 0 Comments

CinemaKC Presents the Premiere of MEMOIRS OF A HIP ‘OLE BLACK MAN’ Buy Tickets A Documentary Film about Vinx De’Jon Parrette KANSAS CITY, Mo. – CinemaKC will present the premiere showing of Memoirs of a Hip ‘Ole Black Man’ at 7:00p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2015, at the Gem Theater in the Kansas City Jazz…

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CINEMAKC HOSTS ITS 2ND TRIVIA NIGHT on THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams / July 23rd, 2015 / 0 Comments

FUN! PRIZES! Support CinemaKC at this Fundraiser! TEAMS of 4-6 will compete against each other to hold the title “2015 CHARITY TRIVIA WINNER.” PRIZES – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Join a team for $10 or buy a table for $50 for a Team of 4 to 6 players. Teams must arrive by 6:30pm…

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CINEMAKC PRESENTS FILM PROGRAMS at the FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL15

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams / February 13th, 2015 / 0 Comments

  Kansas City, Mo. The national Folk Alliance Festival will be held February 19-22, 2015, At Westin and the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. CinemaKC presents a film series at the Folk Alliance International Film Festival15 in the Fremont Room of the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, 2345 McGee Street, Kansas…

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CinemaKC Presents the Premiere of Blue Heaven: Film by Johnny Dailey Explores New Drug

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams / February 5th, 2015 / 2 Comments

KANSAS CITY, MO. – CinemaKC presents the premiere showing of Blue Heaven at 7:30p.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the Screenland Armour Theatre.   Blue Heaven is the street name for the drug mixicondioxidose, a sedative that allows its users to escape reality for a dangerous amount of time. Three people come into contact…

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QUEEN by Perfume Genius as Featured in Rolling Stone – This Friday, November 21, on CinemaKC on KCPT

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams / November 20th, 2014 / 0 Comments

On this Friday’s Episode 8 of CinemaKC, filmmakers Christopher Good and Megan Mantia with the music video QUEEN for Perfume Genius (featured in Rolling Stone) and Nathan Kincaid discusses his films MARTINI LUNCH and DARK DESERT HIGHWAY. On KCPT at 10:30 p.m. Nov 21 and again on Sunday Nov 23 at 5:30 p.m.

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Episode 7 November 14 at 10:30 p.m. on KCPT: Animation, African American History, and REAL Media

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams / November 14th, 2014 / 0 Comments

  TONIGHT on CINEMAKC at 10:30 p.m. on KCPT! Great things are happening…….Stinson McClendon and Rodney Thompson discussing STILL JAMMIN’ and MOTHER’S CLUB; Jim Lammers with animation and his work on ARCHER; Brad Burrow and Darrin Plant with work from REAL MEDIA. All with fascinating film discussion led by Michelle Davidson and Erin McGrane. This…

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