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September 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
FILM STUDIES CLASS • Background as Foreground: Landscape as Character in Three American Films
with Mark Schenker, Dean of Academic Affairs, Yale College
Friday, September 18, 3pm
Featured Film: Into the Wild (2007) dir. Sean Penn; available from NETFLIX at DVD only, rental from Amazon Prime for $2.99
This event is free but registration is required! Sign up here.
Mark J. Schenker of Yale College and Florence Griswold Museum’s successful “How to Read a Film” series returns to discuss three American films from different decades of the last 50 years with respect to the role that landscape plays in our movie-viewing experience when the background moves into the foreground. The series is being offered in conjunction with the Museum’s new exhibition Fresh Fields: American Impressionist Landscapes from the Florence Griswold Museum.
This is the true story of Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch). Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, McCandless instead walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure.–Amazon
The lecture will take place virtually via GoTo Webinar and a link to access the event will be sent when participants register.
Support provided by Art Bridges
And our media sponsor