In concert with the Penn Humanities Forum we are pleased to present a series of culture documentaries with the theme of people marginal to the societies in which they live. ALL SCREENINGS ARE FREE with Museum admission, and take place at the Museum at 33rd and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia.
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Watch this space for the 2013/14 series SECOND SUNDAY CULTURE FILMS in conjunction with the Penn Humanities Forum
Here is a little taste of our 2013-2014 series
Please come Sunday October 13, 2013 for the film MAESTRA
Penn Museum announces a new occasional series: Live from the Archives!
We are pleased to present our collaborations with filmmakers in re-working archival materials of the Penn Museum in this documentary film series.
The latest collaboration with a filmmaker involves a Fulbright project in India about Victorian era European female travelers, which she will contrast with current day internet consumption (virtual travel) by South Asian teen girls. The filmmaker, Courtney Stephens, currently researching in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), will be working with the Dixon and Tode collections for this film. which is titled Venus Peregrine. Watch for this film in Spring 2013.