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On Screen/In Person: “Concrete, Steel & Paint” 2/14/12

8 February 2012

The On Screen/In Person series continues with the screening of Concrete, Steel & Paint on Tuesday, February 14 at 7PM at the Oswego Cinema 7 (138 West 2nd Street). The film’s co-director, Cindy Burstein, will be at the event and take questions from the audience after the screening.

When men in a Pennsylvania state prison join with victims of crime to create a mural about healing, their views on punishment, remorse, and forgiveness collide. Finding consensus is not easy, but as participants move through the creative process, mistrust gives way to surprising moments of human contact and common purpose. This complex story raises important questions about crime, justice, and reconciliation–and dramatically illustrates how art can facilitate dialogue about difficult issues.

On Screen/In Person brings independent American films and their filmmakers to communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic; the series is presented here by ARTSwego, SUNY Oswego’s Cinema and Screen Studies Program with support from SUNY Oswego’s Film Club, Zurich Cinema, and OFG.

Tickets are $7 adults, $5 seniors, and $3.50 students.

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