Filming the Sea: a Talk by Documentary Filmmaker David Conover
- 4/2/2014 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
- Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
- Event Type: Movie/Film
- Sponsor: Cinema Studies
- Contact: Laurie Holland
- - Open to the Public -
As a documentary filmmaker, David Conover has spent twenty-five years on some of the most extreme coasts on earth, sharing his eclectic explorations and innovations with a camera.
Weaving clips and personal stories, Conover's talk is an inter-disciplinary visit to that dynamic zone between land and sea; from Newfoundland to Madagascar, Svalbard to the Galapagos, analog past to the digital future.
Encounters include an around-the-world voyage with geneticist Craig Venter, an excavation of the pirate Captain Kidd's ship, and a paddle with the extinct Great Auk.
Conover is Bowdoin's 2014-15 Coastal Studies scholar and will be teaching courses in the fall and spring semesters of next year.
Sponsored by the Film Studies Program. For more information, call 725-3552.