‘Benjamin Franklin’ with filmmakers Muffie Meyer and Ronald Blumer

Nov 16, 2005, 7:30 pm9:00 pm
McCormick Hall, Room 101



Event Description

Founded in 1978 by Muffie Meyer and Ellen Hovde, Middlemarch Films has won acclaim for its historical filmmaking, including the innovative use of dramatic recreation in series such as Liberty! The American Revolution and Benjamin Franklin. A three-part miniseries for PBS, Franklin won a 2003 Emmy for best documentary special. Producer/director Muffie Meyer and writer/co-producer Ronald Blumer will present excerpts of the series and discuss its production.

  • Program in American Studies
  • Department of Art and Archaeology
  • Department of History