Hofstra University
A Woman Like That
The Department of Fine Arts, Design and Art History and the Hofstra Cultural Center present "A Woman Like That." Filmmaker Ellen Weissbrod merges her own coming of middle-age story with her pursuit of the truths behind the legends of 17th century female painter Artemisia Gentileschi's dramatic art and life. This unconventional but heartfelt hunt upends typical artist biographies and delivers instead a funny, engaging and all together different kind of documentary. "A Woman Like That" is a freewheeling tribute to an artist whose own bold life and inspiring message leaps across centuries to speak to us all. The enduring power of storytelling - in paintings, in films and in our lives is revealed, as the filmmaker learns that who gets to tell the story matters, and that maybe she too, can be "a woman like that."

Start: 05:00PM
End: 07:00PM
The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, California Avenue, South Campus
Contact Information
For more information please contact Martha Hollander at (516) 463-5058.