Movie Night: Ways of Seeing

Movie Night is back! Please join us at New Boone this Thursday, July 7th at 7 pm for a showing of John Berger's Ways of Seeing. Originally aired by BBC in 1972 and subsequently published as a book, Ways of Seeing takes a critical look at the history of western art through the topics of mechanical reproduction, the female nude, oil painting and advertising. In addition to Way of Seeing, John Berger is known as a critic, and writer of plays, essays and prose fiction.  We will be watching all four episodes.

Can’t wait for Movie Night? Take a peek at John Berger’s About Time, a visual essay adapted from his book And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PcJR5MWrzc
Also, watch John Berger and Susan Sontag discuss the art of storytelling and narrative:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PcJR5MWrzc