NHdocs: Monday, June 5

6:30 pm:
A Bird’s Eye View: East Rock and the Mill River Aquifer (Gilles Carter, 2017) A 'poetic' doc that covers the 4 seasons on the Mill River and East Rock Park. 11 min
The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand (Karyl Evans, 2017) Chronicles Beatrix Farrand's impressive 50 -year career as a landscape architect during the first half of the 20th century. 40 mins

8:00 pm:
Smashing Matters: Behind the Science Scene (John Harris and Agnes Mocsy, 2017) A behind-the-scenes look at physicists, young and old, who discuss their motivations, research and the latest developments in a high-stakes international conference called “Quark Matter", where careers can be made or broken in the mere course of a 20-minute presentation. 29 mins
A Long Way from Home: The Untold Story of Baseball's Desegregation (Gaspar Gonzalez & Matt Jacobson, 2017) Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color line in 1947, but it took another generation of Black and Latino players to make the sport truly open to all. Playing in remote minor-league towns, these were the men who, before they could live their big-league dreams, first had to beat Jim Crow. 42 mins