Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 |
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, August 22nd at 7:00 pm
Woodstock Town Hall Theatre
Donations gratefully accepted.
Vermont has been a featured location in Hollywood movies for nearly a century. It has represented many different ideals during that time, and its portrayal reflects both Vermont’s own history as well as American history. Examining those films provides interesting and fun insights into the hold Vermont has had on imagination in the media age. Amanda Kay Gustin of the Vermont Historical Society will provide background and share clips ranging chronologically from 1919’s Way Down East to 2005’s Thank You for Smoking.
Amanda Gustin has studied military, religious, and women’s history in the medieval period and nineteenth-century America, and is the Public Programs Coordinator at the Vermont Historical Society.
Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Vermont Humanities Council (VHC). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or VHC.