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Please note: West Building is now closed through October 7, 2022, to complete an exciting reinstallation of the People’s Collection. During this time enjoy free exhibitions on view in East Building, indoor and outdoor events and programming, and the 164-acre Museum Park. We’re excited to welcome visitors back to a new Museum experience starting October 8, 2022. Learn more about the opening weekend celebration.

NCMA Cinema: We Are Here

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and the North Carolina Museum of Art require film and lecture program participants ages 13 and up to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 NAAT or PCR test result; test results must be within 72 hours of the event. Please plan to have one of these items in hand upon entry for Museum personnel.


We Are Here (2021). Directed by Marc Levy of THE MARCS, 60 min., NR

This documentary about local artists trying to save the world follows the Paperhand Puppet Intervention community and investigates their intention and process as they aim to move us to action through moving art.

Follow along as the company embarks on its remarkable creative journey and take a deep dive into the psyches of the company’s founders Donovan Zimmerman and Jan Burger and the diverse group of artists who help bring the show to life. It takes a whole lot more than cardboard, wood, duct tape, and string to make a great show. In We Are Here, we find out what makes a puppet come to life, and we are challenged to reconsider our own place in the world.

A discussion and Q and A with the filmmaker and some special guests follow the screening.

Image: Film still from We Are Here, courtesy of the filmmaker

 


Date

Apr 23, 2022

Time

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cost

$5 Members, youth 7—18, college students with ID (plus taxes and fees); $7 Nonmembers (plus taxes and fees)

Location

East Building, SECU Auditorium

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