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Feb. 18, 2016 Hanceville: Teen Scene Icecream & FREE Movie (Siblings welcome!)

February 18
Cullman Teen Scene
(Younger siblings are welcome to attend!)

5:00 p.m. - Icecream (or whatever) at Hanceville McDonald's
6:00 p.m. - FREE movie at Wallace State Community College

Once again, Cullman Teen Scene will attend the Wallace State Community College Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Films on Thursday, February 18 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, Recital Hall 
801 Main Street NW
Hanceville, AL 35077

Please RSVP to Deb Spradlin at everestacademy1@gmail.com.  For more teen events, please check out Teen Scene here.  

About the Movie: 
Please note that all movies presented at the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Films are not rated and up to you to decide the appropriateness for your family.

 
"Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning"
http://grabahunkoflightning.com/

Filmmaker: Dyanna Taylor

“The discrepancy between what I was working on in my portrait frames and what was going on in the street was more than I could assimilate. I set myself a big problem. I would go down there…to see if I could grab a hunk of lightning.”Dorothea Lange

Explore, through her granddaughter’s eyes, the life story of Dorothea Lange, the photographer who captured the iconic image “Migrant Mother.” Never-seen-before photos, film footage, interviews, family memories, and journals reveal the artist who challenged America to know itself.

Lange’s enduring images document five turbulent decades of American history, including the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, World War II Japanese American Internment camps, and early environmentalism. Yet few know the story, struggles, and profound body of work of the woman behind the camera. Award winning cinematographer Dyanna Taylor, Lange’s granddaughter, directs and narrates this intimate documentary as it explores Lange’s life, probes the nature of her muses—two great men and the camera itself—and her uncompromising vision. Taylor, who learned to see the visual world at her grandmother’s feet, weaves Lange’s preparations for her career retrospective at New York’s MoMA into a universal story of a woman’s struggle to live a creative life. Read more about the film.

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning premiered on PBS’s American Masters in August 2014.

Please note that the film is a community event and open to everyone.  We will be attending as a group.  The group is sponsored by Everest Academy but open to all homeschoolers. Please review the Everest Academy Participation Policy before attending any of our events.