Screening of Class of '62 documentary at
Proctor's is free and open to the public
"Turning Pages" presents a vibrant mosaic of 25
candidly intimate portraits of a generation of
individuals who struggled with Vietnam,
redefined identity and gender roles, entered or
left relationships, went to work, raised
families and are still seeking to live
authentically with optimism as they face their
The film will be previewed on Saturday, Sept.
29, on the Proctor's Theatre main stage at 2
p.m. The screning is free and open to the
Photographer Bob Van Degna, artist Anna VA
Polesny and journalist Don Wilcock filmed and
interviewed 1962 Niskayuna High School graduates
from California to Massachusetts, Florida to
Oregon. The interviewees’ unblinking admissions,
observations and advice will surprise you. The
lives they have lived and their plans for the
future will astonish.
This engaging documentary takes you from World
War II to world terrorism and thrums not with
hard rock or strident voices of protest, but
with the compassion of folks who emerged from
the world of “Father Knows Best” to live, 50
years later, with eyes and hearts wide open.
The screening, which is taking place as part of
the Class of 1962's reunion this weekend, will
be followed by a reception. There will be time
to meet the filmmakers for questions, discussion
and feedback after the preview.
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