The Gulf Coast Kiln Walk Society

presents a video trailer for

Alchemy: Portrait of a Wood Fire Kiln




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On Friday, February 10, 2017 Director Patty Newton, now of the University of Texas at Arlington, will bring her complete film “Alchemy: Portrait of a Wood Fire Kiln” to the Historical Imogene Theatre in Milton, Florida. Please join us!



“It’s a film about a community coming together around a fire, a really big fire so I felt it was important to have the premiere in and with that community”, said Patty Newton. "I wanted to learn the what, why and how of what happens when you gather 8 tons of bricks, 12 cords of wood, close to 1000 pieces of pottery, 100 of your closest friends, light it and get it up to 2450 degrees. That’s what the film is about.”

This trailer above was previewed with a talk by director- producer Patty Newton Thursday, September 2, 2010 at Pensacola State College (PSC), at an event sponsored by The Kiln Walk Society and PSC. The event was the opening and exhibition of the Kiln Walk Society Permanent Collection at PSC. The trailer above previews the documentary about Kiln Walk that Ms. Newton directed and produced, co-directed by Thomas Lumpkin.

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