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Silent Film: In the Land of the Head Hunters

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Free

Dickinson will host a screening of Edward Curtis’ 1914 silent film “In the Land of the Head Hunters” on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 5-6:30 p.m. in Room 235, Weiss Center for the Arts, 240 W. High St. The screening is free and open to the public.

American photographer and ethnologist Curtis wrote and directed the 55-minute film, which fictionalizes the world of the Kwakwaka’wakw peoples of the Queen Charlotte Strait region of British Columbia. The Dickinson screening will include a discussion and presentation by Shannon Egan, adjunct assistant professor of art & art history at Gettysburg College.

Curtis’ photographic project, “The North American Indian,” will be on exhibition at Dickinson’s Trout Gallery through Oct. 14.

For more information, call 717-245-1344 or email trout@dickinson.edu.

Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.dickinson.edu

Venue

Dickinson College, Weiss Center for the Arts
240 W. High St.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
Phone:
717-245-1289
Website:
http://www.dickinson.edu

Organizer

Dickinson College
Email:
tracy@dickinson.edu