The Hamilton College F.I.L.M. (Forum on Image and Language in Motion) presents “A Roll for Peter Hutton” on Sunday, April 9, at 2 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium in the Kirner-Johnson Building at Hamilton College. The event is free and open to the public.
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns called Peter Hutton “a national treasure.” When Hutton died in 2016, an influential film artist (and frequent F.I.L.M. series guest) was lost.
In the wake of his passing, several of Hutton’s students and colleagues collaborated on “A Roll for Peter,” inviting filmmakers to submit a roll of film in his honor.
The F.I.L.M. series presents the resulting anthology, which includes mini-films by filmmakers from across the country and around the world, including past F.I.L.M. guests David Gatten, Jennifer Reeves and Lynn Sachs.
Study of a River (1997), Hutton’s film that was added to the Library of Congress’s National Film Registry in 2011, will also be presented.
Sunday, April 16: Sound engineer Ernst Karel with sound works