Join us for a screening of “Mabel, Mabel, Tiger Trainer” – a new documentary about the world’s first female tiger trainer, Mabel Stark. (See website www.mabelstarkmovie.com) The film is by Leslie Zemeckis.
“Her career switch to working with the tigers initially intrigued me, and I wondered what it took to get into a cage with something that could kill you in seconds. The longevity of her work also intrigued me. I thought it was going to be a film about courage, but it turned out to be about love. She loved those “stripes" as she called them. When she fell in love with tigers she found a communion with these animals. She trusted them more than she did people. She knew exactly what they were capable of, but felt they were more honest than some of the backstabbing double dealing people she knew.” -Director’s Q&A with Leslie Zemeckis
At the museum, downstairs in Anderson Hall. Free to the public. Refreshments provided.