Thursday, October 25, 2012

November 8: Lynd Ward Documentary at Penn State Great Valley

217 Films’ new documentary “O Brother Man: The Art and Life of Lynd Ward” will be shown Thursday, November 8 at 7:00pm in Musser Auditorium at The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley, 30 E. Swedesford Rd. in Malvern. This screening will be introduced by filmmaker Michael Maglaras. Admission is free. Register at this link.

 Featuring more than 150 wood engravings, drawings, and illustrations by this seminal American artist and storyteller, this 90-minute film brings the creativity of Ward to life and illustrates his mastery of the “novel without words.” “O Brother Man: The Art and Life of Lynd Ward” includes recently rediscovered footage of Ward at work filmed in 1937 as he completed his great masterpiece “Vertigo.”

 This film has been called “Magnificent” (Judith Regan, Sirius XM Radio) and “Stunning” (David Berona, author of “Wordless Books”). Clips from the film can be viewed at this link.

WHAT: Documentary screening of 217 Films’ new film: “O Brother Man: The Art and Life of Lynd Ward.” Introduced by filmmaker Michael Maglaras.

WHEN: Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 7:00pm

WHERE: The Conference Center Penn State Great Valley 30 E. Swedesford Rd., Malvern, PA

COST: Admission is free. Register at www.sgps.psu.edu/events

FMI: 610-725-5218 www.sgps.psu.edu