• ruthcarterheadshotThe Dogwood Center is once again a remote location for the live broadcast of Calvin College’s 2019 January Series.

    Ruth Carter

    THE ART OF STORYTELLING THROUGH COSTUME DESIGN

    Friday, January 18
    Underwritten by: Celebration! Cinema

    Due to contract restrictions, this presentation is not recorded or archived.

    A Hollywood veteran, Ruth Carter has outfitted some of the culture’s most iconic films including RootsMalcolm XSelma, and The Butler. Known for her research and diligence to the craft, specifically for her outstanding period ensemble films, the multiple Oscar and Emmy-nominated costume designer most recently took on Afrofuturism fashions in the mega-blockbuster, Black Panther. Learn about the inspiration behind Wakandan fashion, what it was like to create clothing for a fictional place, and the impact costumes have on a film’s success.

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    This lecture will be broadcast live in the Black Box and Main Stage from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Admission is free. For those who would like a lunch ($5), please call 231.924.8885 to reserve one at least 24 hours in advance of the lecture you would like to attend.

    For more information on the Calvin College January Series click here.

    The Dogwood Center, a remote site for the Calvin College January Series, is supported in part by the Fremont Area Community Foundation.