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Far Away From Far Away (in-house) Esther Birney Series

When:
Thursday, September 30, 2021, 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM
Additional Info:
Category:
Esther Birney Lecture Series
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Film showing and talk - Far Away From Far Away: A Story About the Importance of Place. A National Film Board Production. In the Halpern Room. (See below for full description.)

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Capacity:
30
Available Slots:
27
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Far Away From Far Away is a reminder that we walk with one foot in the past and one in the future. Inspired by the early life of visionary Zita Cobb, it tells the story of a young girl growing up on the remote Fogo Island with her father during the 1960s and ‘70s. More than a historical retelling, it offers a contemporary interpretation of time and place while painting a powerful picture of rural life in that era. It was originally filmed using a smart phone.


Far Away From Far Away
is led by Newfoundland-born multimedia creator Bruce Alcock, Webby Award-winning multimedia artist Jeremy Mendes, and award-winning author and poet Michael Crummey, born in Buchans Newfoundland and raised in

 

Wabush, Labrador. It was shot by filmmaker Justin Simms, born in Labrador City and now based in St. John’s, with assistance from Fogo Island high school students.


Michael Crummey will be joining us on Zoom. Bruce Alcock and Jeremy Mendes will be in-house.

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