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VNLA/Green Works PoP Up Social/Film Screening at BCA
April 18, 2018 – 6pm
Architecture & Design Film Series/Burlington City Arts
149 Church Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Join VNLA Vice-President Ashley Robinson and fellow VNLA members for a “plant geek/let’s talk” get together after the sponsored Burlington City Arts film: Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf. Meet Ashley at the auditorium entrance and the group will decide where to dine and talk about plants, the film and anything else that pops up!
THE FILM: FIVE SEASONS: THE GARDENS OF PIET OUDOLF
Directed by Thomas Piper, 2016, USA, 70 Minutes
Food and cash bar at 6pm
Screening followed by discussion 6:30pm
About the Film: Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, immerses viewers in Oudolf’s work and takes us inside his creative process, from his beautifully abstract sketches, to theories on beauty, to the ecological implications of his ideas. Intimate discussions take place through all fours seasons in Piet’s own gardens at Hummelo, and on visits to his signature public works, as well as to the far-flung locations that inspire his genius. Piet Oudolf has radically redefined what gardens can be. As Rick Darke, the famous botanist, says to Piet in the film, “your work teaches us to see what we have been unable to see.” Through poetic cinematography and unique access, Five Seasons will reveal all that Piet sees, and celebrate all that we as viewers have been unable to see.