During the 2019 spring semester, four members of Hamilton College’s Class of 2021, along with students from other colleges and professional actors and crew members from around the country, participated in the production of a new feature film based on the Jack London novel, Martin Eden.
On Sunday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m., Cinema Sarah Lawrence Director Jay Craven will present a rough-cut with the hope that those who see the film-in-progress will have useful suggestions for him.
F.I.L.M. series events take place in the Bradford Auditorium in Hamilton’s Kirner-Johnson Building and are free and open to the public. Professor of Art History Scott MacDonald has directed the F.I.L.M. series for more than 25 years.
Saturday, Nov. 2, from noon to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 3, from noon to 3:30 p.m.: Paul Cronin presents A Time to Stir (2018), his epic, 7 ½-hour immersion in the Columbia University revolt of 1968.
Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m.: Yu Yonggang’s The Goddess (1934), with live accompaniment by Min Xiao Fen on pipa and Rez Abassi on guitar, playing their own score.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 4:15 p.m.: Sharon Lockhart presents an artist’s talk and her newest film Rudzienko (2016, 54 minutes).
Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.: Dominic Gagnon presents Going South (2018).