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Cape Cod Premiere - My Glass Odyssey
August 2 - , 2012 5:30 pm
The Sandwich Glass Museum is proud to present an outstanding film entitled My Glass Odyssey produced and directed by John Waterman. The film is the recipient of the Silver Lei Award from the 2012 Honolulu Film Festival and the Silver Ace Ward from the 2012 Las Vegas Film Festival. This award-winning documentary recounts one man's journey from coast to coast and the glass studios encountered along the way.
John claims that "glass is a metaphore for Life. Both begin one way and through the influence of outside forces change shape and become something other than what they began."
"My uncle worked with his hands. In fact, most of my family worked with their hands. And, after my uncle passed away, I wanted to both run away and celebrate his life. He was a printer, had his own shop, and was his own man.
I had gotten involved in glass blowing a few years earlier...it's what I was doing "with my hands" and got the idea of throwing myself into it..be productive...occupy my mind."
This is an extraordinary story and it began thus: He packed up his car, joined by his four-legged buddy, Frito, and hit the road. Go West, young man, as the saying goes... and he did! Life often deviates from "plans" and six weeks turned into six months.The story behind this "ride" is inspirational.
Through My Glass Odyssey, you will journey with John as he discovers life-changing encounters. He hopes you will enjoy the ride as much as he did.
Please join us for the Cape Cod Premiere of My Glass Odyssey at the Museum in the Hirschmann Theater on Thursday, August 2, 2012, at 5:30pm for this special viewing. The film is free to the public and will feature a Q&A with the director following the film.