View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel With the World
Northwest Film Forum
Seattle, WA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
Online sales are not available at this time. Tickets may be available at the NWFF box office 30 minutes prior to show time. Please visit www.nwfilmforum.org for a schedule of upcoming events.

Event

Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel With the World
UCLA Festival of Preservation

Nov 13

(Shirley Clarke, Robert Hughes, USA, 35mm, 1963, 51 min)

Part of our Folk Heroes Double Feature!

Wednesday, Nov 13 at 09:00PM

Shirley Clarke's Academy-Award-winning portrait of Robert Frost is a film that sprang from the root of a surprising friendship between the director and poet, two of the 20th century's most celebrated nonconformists. Filmed in the year before Frost's death, the film reveals a man who, despite resisting definition as romantic or modernist, carved a foothold in American poetry that would immortalize his work.

Shirley Clarke's powerfully human Frost is depicted through intercut footage of the poet out in the worldspeaking to students, touring a naval vessel, delivering a talk at Sarah Lawrence Collegeand scenes of his purposeful, solitary puttering around the house and grounds of his rural home in Ripton, Vermont. Clarke captures the rhythmic flow of the poet's life, from gathering up calm to vibrant engagement.

Ever one to challenge convention, Clarke allows her subject to comment on her approach. Speaking to his audience at Sarah Lawrence, Frost indicates to the cameras on stage with him: "What you're seeing here, this sideshow, this is a documentary film going onbut it is a false picture that presents me as always digging potatoes or saying my own poems." The audience bursts out laughing, caught up in the whimsical spell that the 88-year-old literary giant casts on everyone he encounters, including Clarke.

Preservation funding for Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel With The World provided by the Packard Humanities Institute and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Location

Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
United States


Categories

None

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2019 Mobile EN ES FR