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Hamilton College F.I.L.M. Series: Sharon Lockhart presents “Rudzienko”

Hamilton College F.I.L.M. Series
Free and open to the public
Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 4:15 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium in Hamilton’s Kirner-Johnson Building

Sharon Lockhart presents an artist’s talk and her newest film Rudzienko (2016, 54 minutes)

In recent years, photographer and filmmaker Sharon Lockhart has been working in Poland, doing a kind of cine- and photo-archaeology of everyday life.

In collaboration with the residents of the Youth Center for Sociotherapy in Rudzienko, Poland, Lockhart conceived of a series of workshops to empower young women. She worked with a group to develop dialog and enacted movements based on their collective activities. The resulting film, Rudzienko, was shot over a period of two years. It proposes an innovative approach to the relationship between image and language.

Lockhart’s feature landscape film, Double Tide (2009), will be shown earlier in the day as part of MacDonald’s Avant-Garde cinema class. The screening will take place at 1 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, and is free and open to the public.

Coming up:
Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.: Dominic Gagnon presents “Going South” (2018).


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