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Silent Film: In the Land of the Head Hunters
September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFree
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.