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In the Realms of the Unreal

Arts & Culture Festivals Music Performing Arts Special Events Sports 2011/2012 Festival & Events Guide Category . Festivals In the Realms of the Unreal September 27, 2011 Presented By . AGH CIBC Wood Gundy World Film Festival Born in 1892, Henry Darger lived in Chicago and worked as a janitor for most of his life. When he died in 1972, his landlord found his life's work: The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm, Caused by the Child Slave Rebellion often simply referred to as The Realms . A massive, multiple-volume fantasy novel, The Realms also contains nearly 300 illustrations of collages, drawings, and paintings. Rather than interview art scholars and psychologists, Yu chooses to look at Darger's work from the viewpoints of those who knew him. Yu also incorporates animation segments into the documentary, using Darger's original images. Tuesday, September 27 @ 12:00 noon Hamilton Public Library Central Branch FREE SCREENING Director: Jessica Yu, 2004Country: USALanguage: EnglishGenre: DocumentaryRuntime: 81 min.Rating: PG . View all events for AGH CIBC Wood Gundy World Film Festival .. Event Details. Location: Hamilton, Ontario