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EYE ON THE SIXTIES: The Iconic Photography of Rowland Scherman (PC/W 1961-65)

EYE ON THE SIXTIES: The Iconic Photography of Rowland Scherman (PC/W 1961-65)

  EYE ON THE SIXTIES: The Iconic Photography of Rowland Scherman Jan 13 7 PM All tickets: $10 Award-winning and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker Chris Szwedo’s newest work is an intimate portrait of LIFE magazine photographer Rowland Scherman and the photojournalist process. It’s also a piece of American history, documenting how one man’s photographic genius worked within one of the country’s most transformational eras — the 1960s. In the documentary, Scherman’s candid recollections of the time combine with his breathtaking photographs, offering rare glimpses of major celebrities, politicians, and the monumental events of the day, including the dawning of the Peace Corps, the March on Washington, Dylan’s entree at the Newport Folk Festival and Woodstock. Appearing in the film are singer Judy Collins, noted former LIFE Washington Bureau Chief and PEOPLE magazine founder Richard B. Stolley, close personal friends of Scherman; and cameo appearances by commentator Bill Moyers and American Idol . . .

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