ART STUDENT SCREENING: Clemens Poole, "The Locksmith"

Friday, December 14, 2012, 7 - 8pm

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Friday, December 14, 2012

The Locksmith
A Film by Clemens S. Poole

Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square
7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Locksmith follows Cole (Porter Diteman), a frustrated songwriter struggling to come to terms with his creative process. Alone in a new city, Cole encounters Jamie (Dilan Cheavacci), a music journalist whose interest in Cole and his work sparks a tentative friendship. As their relationship progresses it becomes apparent that there are certain elements of Cole's work that may be better left unexamined.

Free and open to the public.

Located in the Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, at 41 Cooper Square (on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets)

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.