The 20th Century will be remembered for giving us the documentary form, the civil rights movements, and the Internet, as well as weapons of mass destruction and global warming. Already the 21st Century has brought us the war on terror, a shifting global economy, and a surge of activism and protest around the world. Filmmakers, in particular, are charged with the task of documenting these significant events, shedding light on urgent issues, and creating a record for future generations.
Programmed by Josetxo Cerdán "Open Wounds" will look at changing perspectives on politics, the economy, technology, culture, and ethics over the past Century, and explore how filmmakers contribute to new ways of seeing the world based on their own heritage. Whether making connections between activist films from different decades, or demonstrating how the traumas of oppression pass from generation to generation, selected works will illustrate how ideas and histories are linked over time.
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The Seminar registration fee includes accommodations, meals, screenings, discussions, and all other special events during the week. Transportation to and from Colgate University is not included. All participants stay in dormitory housing on the Colgate University campus. All rooms are single occupancy unless a roommate is requested.
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Registration for the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar is open to the public. Participants spend a week of intensive viewing and impassioned discussion in a relaxed retreat-like environment out of which emerges the unique "Flaherty Experience."