Art for Lunch Film Screening: Aakideh: The Art & Legacy of Carl Beam

Aakideh: The Art & Legacy of Carl Beam
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Art for Lunch Film Screening
Aakideh: The Art & Legacy of Carl Beam
Friday, January 22
12:15 to 1:30 pm
Rotary Education Centre
Admission free 

In conjunction with Carl Beam: Fragile Skies, a special screening of Aakideh: The Art & Legacy of Carl Beam will be hosted in the Education Centre. Carl Beam, one of Canada's most influential and significant visual artists, earned a reputation for being fearless, visionary and ultimately, unforgettable. From his early years growing up on Manitoulin Island to his turbulent years spent in a residential school, this documentary explores are how these experiences not only impacted Beam's later life but also his art. Personal remembrances along with insights about his art and ideas are vividly illustrated through dozens of Beam's artworks, photos, interviews, performance videos, and journals. Winner of the Jury Award and the People’s Choice Award for Best Feature Documentary at the Local Focus Film Festival (2011). Directed by Robert Waldeck and Paul Eichhorn. Runtime: 65 minutes

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