Nov 20, 2018 Nov 20, 2018
06:30PM 08:00PM New Era of Documentary Filmmaking in GA: University Event Topic: Humanities School: Emory College Department / Organization: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Meeting Organizer/Sponsor: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry/Georgia Humanities Speaker/Presenter: Hal Jacobs Event Open To: All (Public) Cost: Free Contact Name: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Contact Email: foxcenter@emory.edu Link: www.fchi.emory.edu This seminar will be moderated by Hal Jacobs, a Decatur-based documentary filmmaker who also organizes a bi-monthly screening of “short docs” that focuses on southern people and places. Jacobs will share excerpts from his own work that includes stories about segregation at the Fox Theater; efforts by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper to protect Atlanta’s waterways; biographies of two strikingly different women from the north Georgia mountains, Lillian Smith and Mary Hambidge. Guests will include interviewees from the films and other area filmmakers who focus on Georgia people and places. The seminar will meet at the Fox Center from 6:30pm-8pm for four Tuesday evening sessions during the 2018 fall semester: November 6, 13, 20 and 27. Seating is limited and must be reserved in advance.  For further information or to reserve seating on a “first-come basis,” please email the Fox Center at foxcenter@emory.edu, or call 404.727.6424. This event is free and open to the public. We are grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities for its support of this program. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these seminars do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. + Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University, 1635 N. Decatur Rd Campus Events
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06:30PM 08:00PM New Era of Documentary Filmmaking in GA: University Event Topic: Humanities School: Emory College Department / Organization: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Meeting Organizer/Sponsor: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry/Georgia Humanities Speaker/Presenter: Hal Jacobs Event Open To: All (Public) Cost: Free Contact Name: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Contact Email: foxcenter@emory.edu Link: www.fchi.emory.edu This seminar will be moderated by Hal Jacobs, a Decatur-based documentary filmmaker who also organizes a bi-monthly screening of “short docs” that focuses on southern people and places. Jacobs will share excerpts from his own work that includes stories about segregation at the Fox Theater; efforts by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper to protect Atlanta’s waterways; biographies of two strikingly different women from the north Georgia mountains, Lillian Smith and Mary Hambidge. Guests will include interviewees from the films and other area filmmakers who focus on Georgia people and places. The seminar will meet at the Fox Center from 6:30pm-8pm for four Tuesday evening sessions during the 2018 fall semester: November 6, 13, 20 and 27. Seating is limited and must be reserved in advance.  For further information or to reserve seating on a “first-come basis,” please email the Fox Center at foxcenter@emory.edu, or call 404.727.6424. This event is free and open to the public. We are grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities for its support of this program. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these seminars do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. + Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University, 1635 N. Decatur Rd Campus Events
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