Faculty News

Graves Discusses New Documentary in The New York Times

The New York Times interviewed former faculty member Milford Graves about his new documentary, Milford Graves Full Mantis.

Milford Graves

Milford Graves Full Mantis had its New York premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The New York Times spoke to Graves and the film's director, Jake Meginsky '09, about Graves's innovative jazz, scientific research, and martial arts. 

Graves and Meginsky will return to Bennington College on May 23 at 8:30 PM for a Q&A and screening of Milford Graves Full Mantis.

Known as a game-changing drummer of the 1960s avant-garde, [Graves] also become a kind of underground thought leader in martial arts, natural healing and cellular biology...he likes to build new systems, reshaping the channels by which information comes to him.

Giovanni Russonello in The New York Times