The Making of the "Destruction of Memory"

Date:
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location:
5-175
Campus:
Prince George

Global Friday Presents
Co-sponsored with Anthropology in our Backyards and Global & International Studies

Tim Slade
Film Director

ABSTRACT:  Based on the book with the same title by Robert Bevan, The Destruction of Memory, tells the story of cultural destruction across the globe. In this presentation, filmmaker Tim Slade talks about the need to make this film, and the process of making it. This war against culture is not over. Slade examines ‘where to go from here’ since the completion of the film in terms of the on-going battle to save culture from violent destruction.

BIO:  Tim's films have screened internationally. He has directed documentaries such as '4', which was released theatrically and won a Gold HUGO, as well as receiving nominations at Banff, an International Documentary Association Award and two AFI (Australian Film Institute) awards, as well as television documentaries. He has also directed drama, including the shorts Every Other Weekend and I Was Robert Mitchum. His films have screened at more than 70 international film festivals.

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