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Fred Camper has curated a selection of films by Stan Brakhage, rented from Canyon Cinema in 16mm. Brakhage was a highly influential non-narrative filmmaker considered one of the most important figures in 20th-century experimental film. Brakhage’s films are often noted for their expressiveness and lyricism. Camper, a preeminent film scholar on Brakhage, has taught at several colleges and universities and has been an art critic and arts journalist since 1989. Sponsored by the Colby Film Society and Colby Cinema Studies.

Contact: Will Kearney, wkearney@colby.edu


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Learn about grafting plants and contemporary art through the work of artist Sam Van Aken. This workshop runs from 10 a.m. until noon and is a family-friendly event.

Contact: Karen Wickman, 207-859-5600, karen.wickman@colby.edu


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Learn about photography with the museum staff, and then make your own sun prints in this two-hour, family-friendly workshop.

Contact: Karen Wickman, 207-859-5601, karen.wickman@colby.edu.


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Join us to watch short films made by students enrolled in the Integrated Studies 224 seminar on global Maine.

Contact: Professor Catherine Besteman, 207-859-4702, catherine.besteman@colby.edu


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Join Tom Malinowski, assistant U.S. secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor and former lobbyist for Human Rights Watch, for this talk. Sponsored by the Oak Institute for Human Rights.

Contact: Professor Walter Hatch, wfhatch@colby.edu, 207-859-5305