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“The Inside World” at Frost Art Museum: Video Discussion with Henry Skerritt – Art Historian, Curator

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“The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Memorial Poles” from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection presents approximately 100 works by contemporary Aboriginal artists. The artists included in the exhibition come from Arnhem Land, a historical region in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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Remembering Gail Sheehy – Author & Journalist

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GAIL SHEEHY (1937-2020) was an iconic author, journalist, and lecturer. Sheehy is the author of seventeen books, including Passages (1976), named by the Library of Congress as one of the ten most influential books of our times. She has written biographies and character studies of major twentieth-century leaders, including Hillary Clinton, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.

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Remembering Alan Metter – Film Director

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ALAN METTER (1942-2020) was a film director whose most notable credits include “Back to School,” starring Rodney Dangerfield and Sally Kellerman; “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt; “Working Tra$h,” starring George Carlin and Ben Stiller; and “Moving,” starring Richard Pryor and Randy Quaid.  He also produced and directed the 1983 television special “The Winds of Whoopie” for Steve Martin.

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Movie Talk with Jaie Laplante — Executive Director of Miami International Film Festival

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THE 2020 MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL BEGINS ON MARCH 6th.
JAIE LAPLANTE is the Executive Director of Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami International Film Festival.

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Video Chat with Robert Battle:
From Liberty City to the Big Apple

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Dancer, choreographer ROBERT BATTLE became artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in July 2011 after being personally selected by Judith Jamison, making him only the third person to head the Company since it was founded in 1958.

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