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Film Programs
Avant-Garde to Underground: Outliers and Film, Part 2
Lonnie Holley: The Truth of the Dirt followed by Crafting an Echo

May 13 at 4:00
East Building Auditorium

Marco Williams in person

An observed portrait complemented by an intimate interview with the artist Lonnie Holley (whose work is part of the Outliers exhibition), Lonnie Holley: The Truth of the Dirt (2017, 30 minutes) documents a man who sees beauty in what others step on, step over, and leave behind. Instead, Holley transforms “junk, trash, garbage and debris” into art. Followed by the documentary Crafting an Echo, about the creative process of Greek choreographer Andonis Foniadakis’s commissioned dance for the Martha Graham Dance Company (2016, 63 minutes).

courtesy Marco Williams

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