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Aakideh: The Art and Legacy of Carl Beam

This screening took place on
Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 12:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

One of Canada’s most influential and significant artists Carl Beam earned a reputation for being fearless, visionary and ultimately, unforgettable. From his early years growing up on Manitoulin Island to his turbulent years spent at a residential school, this documentary explores how these early experiences not only impacted Beam’s life but also his art. Personal remembrances along with insights about his art and ideas are vividly illustrated through dozens of Beam’s artworks, family photos, interviews, performance videos, and journals. (DocSpace) Preceded by Material, 11 min (a selection from the National Parks Project): Daniel Cockburn's exploration of Bruce Peninsula National Park features music by John K Samson, Christine Fellows, and Sandro Perri.
  • Directed by Paul Eichhorn and Robert Waldeck
  • 2010, Ontario
  • 65 minutes

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