Free Film Screening: Joan Walsh Anglund - Life in Story and Poem
Premier public screening of the documentary about influential author and illustrator Joan Walsh Anglund.
Introduced by the film's producer and director Tim Jackson.
Featuring a special guest appearance and performance by the film's composer Bertrand Laurence.
This documentary chronicles the life of the 93-year old Joan Walsh Anglund in her own voice accompanied by her famous illustrations and unpublished poems. She speaks about the profound tragedies in her life and her unexpected success. Her imagination has inspired generations of children and adults selling 50 million copies of books around the world and in many languages.
Tim Jackson has directed 3 feature and two documentary shorts. A still active five-decade career as drummer includes film soundtracks, recordings, tours, and live performances. He has
been a union actor for 30 years most recently as Joe Kopechne in the film, "Chappaquiddick". He writes for the on-line Somerville based arts journal Arts Fuse as a member of the Boston Society
of Film Critics. Tim recently retired from college teaching after 20 years.
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