The second day of the on Tuesday, April 10 will include a feature on a Needham man who lived to be 100, the healing power of art and other topics.
Sponsored by in Needham, the two-day festival includes free screenings of six different films, on the campus of Olin College and at . Each film will be introduced by its director or an expert in the related field, with discussion afterwards. The schedule and online box office can be found at www.TrueNorthEvolution.org/documentary or below.
All films in the series are free and open to the public; however, space may be limited at some venues. RSVP via the online box office at truenorthevolution.org/documentary to ensure a seat.
Films to be screened today, Tuesday, April 10, include:
- "My Name Is Julius"—a profile of a Needham man who lived 100 years without ever slowing down. Introduced by filmmakers Titi Yu and Caitrin Lynch. 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Olin College, Academic Center, Room 126.
- "Art and Healing: Can Art Be Medicine?"—The experiences of painters, dancers, sculptors and others who have realized the power of the creative process. Introduced by co-director Deborah Obalil, the executive director of the Foundation for Art & Healing. 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Olin College, Academic Center, Room 126.
- "I Remember Better When I Paint"—How initiatives that bring people with Alzheimer's to art and creative workshops are producing remarkably positive results. Presented by Helen Meyerowitz, North Hill resident and artist acclaimed for her Alzheimers-inspired artwork. 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Olin College, Academic Center, Room 126.
- "Myrtle Baptist Church: Pillar of the Community"—The story of an African-American community that grew up in West Newton, MA after the Civil War and the church that served it. 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Andover Newton Theological School, Wilson Chapel.