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Documentary on sculptor & longtime WKU professor Charles Forrester to premiere on WKU PBS
- WKU News
- Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
A Line Unbroken: The Charles Forrester Story, an award-winning documentary film about the work and life of the prolific sculptor and longtime WKU professor, will premiere on WKU PBS at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Forrester was a professor of sculpture at WKU from 1965 to 1992. The documentary includes President Timothy C. Caboni, WKU historian David Lee, WKU Art Department Head Kristina Arnold, Art faculty member Guy Jordan, former Art professor Neil Peterie, adjunct Art professor Sam Hunt, former WKU student Donnie Firkins and WKU alumnus Russ Faxon.
The film won Best Inspirational Film award at the Top Shorts Film Festival and will air statewide in December on KET. In addition, the film has been selected for Louisville’s International Festival of Films scheduled for Nov. 5-7.
A companion art book, A Mind in Motion: The Art of Charles H. Forrester, is available now at most online booksellers. As a teacher for 30 years in England and Kentucky, with roots in New York and the Pacific Northwest, Forrester’s work directly impacted generations of sculptors and artists. Forrester maintained a studio in East Nashville for the last 12 years of his life. With insight from art historians and contemporary artists, the film and art book explore his compelling life story and six decades of artwork.
Additional information can be found at www.charlesforrester.com.
View the film trailer at https://vimeo.com/373483042