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NewsPress Release -Experimental Filmmaker Presents Work at Marlboro

MARLBORO, VT - Tuesday, April 3 at 4 p.m. in Marlboro College's Appletree Building, experimental filmmaker Theodore Lyman will present and discuss his work. Lyman, the chair of the art department at the Unversity of Vermont, is currently a visiting artist at Marlboro.

Lyman earned his B.A. at Harvard Unversity, and his M.F.A. at the Universtiy of California at San Diego in 1981. He has been a teacher since 1981, and at UVM since 1983. His films include "Flat Earth," a work in progress; and "First Surface" (1996), a short color film. "First Surface" won first prize in the experimental film category at the Charleston Film Festival, and the bronze award at the Houston Film Festival in 1997. It was broadcast nationally on PBS as part of the "American Independents II" series that year. His short film "Testament of the Rabbit" won the best of festival and critic's choice awards in the 1989 New England Film and Video Festival. Lyman has been honored with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, among others.

Lyman's presentation is free and open to the public. The Appletree Building is fully accessible. For more information about this event or Marlboro College, call (802) 257-4333, or go online to


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