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CANCELED – “Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project” Screening

A free community film screening

Date: Time: 7:00 pm
Andersen Hall Room: 15
Additional Info: ANDN
Contact: Barney McCoy, bmccoy2@unl.edu
Marion Stokes secretly recorded television twenty-four hours a day for thirty years. It started in 1979 with the dawn of the twenty-four hour news cycle and ended when Marion passed away in 2012. In total, Marion recorded 70,000 VHS tapes, capturing revolutions, lies, wars, triumphs, and catastrophes that tell us who we were and how television has shaped the world of today.

After the screening, there will be a panel discussion with panelists:
– Mary Ellen Ducey, Archivist, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
– Richard Endacott, Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film
– Ron Hull, NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Stations

This event is free and open to the public.

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