Margaret Mead Traveling Film and Video Festival: February 26-28

The seventh annual Margaret Mead Traveling Film and Video Festival, direct from the American Museum of Natural History in New York, comes to Penn this week. The festival features select documentary films and videos from around the world, to be shown in the Museum's Harrison Auditorium from Friday, February 26 through Sunday February 28. For a complete program and prices visit or call the Museum's Education Department at 898-4015.


Left: Spudwrench-Kahnawake Man, a 1997 film celebrating the Mohawk "high steel" workers, their role in building New York City and their ties to the reservation community.


Below: The 1997 film, Night Patrol (Munga Watingi Patu), depicting women who form their own police program in response to escalating alcohol abuse and domestic violence in their northern Australian community.

Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 22, February 23, 1999