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Actor Seth Gilliam Visits Babson


BabsonARTS welcomes Seth Gilliam, known for his television roles in The Walking Dead and The Wire, as well as for films such as Starship Troopers and Courage Under Fire.

The Babson community will have an opportunity to meet Gilliam, and see him perform both in person and on film.


Starship Troopers / Film screening and Q&A: February 5, 7 p.m. Carling-Sorenson Theater

Set in the distant future, Starship Troopers (1997) follows a young soldier’s exploits in the Mobile Infantry, a futuristic military unit, against the backdrop of an interstellar war. The film, directed by Paul Verhoeven and featuring Gilliam in the role of Sugar Watkins, was nominated for a Best Visual Effects Academy Award. The film screening will be preceded by a conversation with Steven Maler and Gilliam. Support provided by the Malcolm K. Stearns ’81 Memorial Film Society Fund.

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Art by Yasmina Resa: February 6, 8 p.m. Carling-Sorenson Theater

Three longtime friends find their friendship challenged when one of them indulges a penchant for modern art by spending a fortune on a large, all-white painting. The purchase prompts the friends to explore—and disagree—about what constitutes “art.” Starring Seth Gilliam.

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