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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.

Event Details

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

Parking and directions

Reservations begin January 2, 2018

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.

Details

Date:
February 25, 2018
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Organizer

Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries
Phone:
612-624-9339
Email:
stangret@umn.edu
Website:
https://www.continuum.umn.edu/friends

Venue

Weisman Art Museum
333 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Website:
http://wam.umn.edu/