Friends Member Appreciation Event
February 25, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Digging through attics and archives, Minnesota filmmaker Mick Caouette taps the power of archival documents to illuminate history. Through the lens of his current APT/PBS project Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare and others, he explores the importance of research to create accurate public history.
What: Friends Member Appreciation Event
Who: Mick Caouette — “REAL TO REEL: Documentary as Authentic Public History”
When: Sunday, February 25, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Weisman Art Museum
About Mick Caouette
Mick Caouette is a documentary filmmaker who began his career as an Associate Producer for two Court TV films, The Scottsboro Boys and The Capture and Trial of Adolph Eichmann. He later produced for Restore America with Bob Villa on HGTV. Since 1999, Caouette has produced four independent films, including Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible and Mr Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP — both of which are currently appearing nationwide on PBS. His latest film on the first female cabinet member is titled, Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General Welfare.