Foreign Puzzle – screens Sept 8, Zoeller Arts Center – Baker Hall

TUES SEPT 8 at 7:00PM
Foreign Puzzle follows dancer and choreographer Sharon Marroquin through her breast cancer treatments and explores her anxieties and challenges as she creates a dance titled, “The Materiality of Impermanence.” The dance becomes Sharon’s only outlet, allowing her to escape the daily pressures of the disease and life as a single working parent, and shapes her perceptions about life as she fights to heal her body and mind. The subject of the film may support courses in the following programs:

Health, Medicine & Society
Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Latin American Studies
Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative

Co-curricular interest:

Lehigh University Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority – National Philanthropy; breast cancer education and awareness
Art & Healing
SPECIAL NOTE: We are pleased to announce a partnership with the SouthSide Film Festival. People who attend 5 out of the 7 free screenings on the On Screen/In Person series will receive 50% off an all-access pass to the next SouthSide Film Festival, June 14-18, 2016.

Foreign Puzzle is the first of seven documentary film in Zoellner Arts Center’s new film series, On Screen/In Person.

Zoellner Arts Center has been selected as a host site for the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s On Screen/In Person program. “On Screen/In Person” is designed to bring some of the best new independent American films and their respective filmmakers to communities across the mid-Atlantic region. The filmmakers will tour with their films are are available through the host sites to develop community activities that provide audiences context and greater appreciation for their respective work and the art of film.

Lehigh Unviersity is the only stop for the films in Pennsylvania. The documentary film series tour will travel to seven venues in seven states during fall 2015 and spring 2016.