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Off-campus extra, Thursday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 28 at 2  p.m.   Film: Cave of Forgotten Dreams.  The Oklahoma Ciy Museum of Art will be showing  Werner Herzog's stunning documentary,  Cave of Forgotten Dreams . This 90-minute  documentary, first screened in 2010, follows an exclusive expedition into the nearly  inaccessible Chauvet Cave in France, home to the most ancient visual art known to  have been created by man. It is an unforgettable cinematic experience that provides a  unique glimpse of pristine artwork dating back to human hands over 30,000 years ago  — almost twice as old as any previous discovery. Herzog's choice of interviewees and 
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Unformatted text preview: experts to interview is quirkily Gallic; their attitudes, and the government's approach toward conservation of this unique site, which was only discovered in 1994, will tell you a lot about contemporary French culture. The museum will be showing the film in High-Def, so you won't miss any of the detail on the astonishing cave paintings. Student admission (with I.D.) is $6. We will not be on hand with passports and stamps, but if you attend this film just hang onto your ticket stub and staple it into your passport when you get one....
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  • inaccessible Chauvet Cave, Forgotten Dreams., astonishing cave paintings, Oklahoma Ciy Museum, unforgettable cinematic experience, previous discovery. Herzog

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