The library is temporarily taking an intermission from screening documentaries. If you are interested in the many other opportunities on campus to watch documentaries, check out the MOA, the International Cinema, and Peery films.
Leslie Norris, a former BYU professor, was a prize-winning Welsh poet and writer. As part of the 10 year anniversary of Leslie Norris’ death, the library will be showing a film BYU produced about his life and works. The film features many original stories and poems recited by Norris himself. A small reception will follow after the film, including a display of Leslie Norris items.
Set in the desolate desert spaces of the American southwest, the film unearths the history of land art during the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s. A story of renegades and firebrands all willing to risk their future careers on radical change and experimentation-a marked contrast to the hyper-speculative contemporary art world of today. Featuring rare interviews with a veritable who’s who of American Art of the twentieth century. Much of the art featured in this film is located in Utah!
Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it.