Filmmaker Presents Cooper Series Program April 15

The William G. Cooper, Jr. Lecture Series will present a discussion with Filmmaker Jeff Sewald, along with a screening of his film “Peter Matthiessen: No Boundaries” at 7 p.m. April 15 in Engel Hall of the Bailey Alumni Center.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the presentation. Copies of the DVD will be available for purchase.

For more information, contact Zabelle Stodola, director of the UALR Honors Program in English at 501-569-3161 or

Sewald is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. His most recent project, “Peter Matthiessen: No Boundaries,” premiered at The Brooklyn Academy of Music in February, and debuted on PBS in April 2009.

“Peter Matthiessen: No Boundaries” is a  dynamic interplay of interviews with the two-time National Book Award winning author Peter Matthiessen, excerpts from his writings, and anecdotes about him. Actress Glenn Close narrates the film.

Sewald will discuss his film and answer questions following the screening. He will try to provide a conference call with Matthiessen if possible.

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