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Headhunt Revisited - Screening & Filmmaker Talkback

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Home of Lili Lindner

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Join us for a screening of Headhunt Revisited: With Brush, Canvas and Camera, and talkback with filmmaker Michele Westmorland. This beautiful documentary film explores artist Caroline Mytinger's incredible journey through Melanesia and the power of art to span oceans and decades.

In 1926, Caroline Mytinger set out on a four-year adventure to the "Land of Headhunters" in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea to paint Melanesia’s inhabitants. Eighty years later, her work inspires American photo-grapher Michele Westmorland to retrace Caroline’s journey and Papua New Guinean painter Jeffry Feeger to interpret contemporary counterparts of Caroline's paintings. Headhunt Revisited connects these artists in a story that is personal and universal, illustrating how art transcends time, genre and geography, continuing to inspire new generations of artists and non-artists alike about the importance of documenting culture and tradition.

Michele is an internationally recognized underwater and conservation photographer, who also writes for periodicals. For Headhunt Revisited she has translated that experience, and a love of storytelling, to filmmaking. She credits her extensive commercial work in exotic locations around the globe in preparing her for the Mytinger expedition, and contributing to her keen eye for capturing the essence of a story visually. Michele carried the first WINGS WorldQuest flag on an expedition to Papua New Guinea when she began researching this film.

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