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Billings Farm & Museum shows Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Photo courtesy of Billings Farm & Museum
The Woodstock Vermont Film Series next documentary will be Cave of Forgotten Dreams, on Saturday, Jan. 5, at Billings Farm & Museum.

Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont's rural heritage, is hosting the award-winning film, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 3 p.m. as part of the 3rd Annual Woodstock Vermont Film Series.   

The movie goes, in 1994, a group of scientists discovered a cave in Southern France, perfectly preserved for over 20,000 years and containing the earliest known human paintings. Realizing the cultural significance of the Chauvet Cave, the French government immediately cut-off all access, save for a few archaeologists and paleontologists. Documentary filmmaker, Werner Herzog was given limited access and documented the beautiful artwork created 32,000 years ago.

The film is rated G. Award contributions include New York Film Critics' Circle Awards, Best Documentary; additional 8 wins & 6 nominations.

Fourteen films and documentaries from around the world have been selected for the big screen in the museum's theater, with high definition digital projection and Dolby™ surround-sound. All films are open to the public and accessible to people with disabilities.  
Ticket prices: Members: Adults 16 & up, $9 per film. Children 3-15, $5 per film. Non-members: Adults 16 & up, $11 per film. Children 3-15, $6 per film. For a complete list of screenings and ticket information: www.billingsfarm.org/filmfest or 802-457-2355.