Henry David Thoreau, Surveyor of the Soul

Henry David Thoreau, Surveyor of the Soul

Director: Huey Coleman

(2017, 114 minutes)

Henry David Thoreau was proud to have been born in Concord, Massachusetts—“and in the nick of time, too.” This documentary tells the story of this iconic American writer who famously built a cabin on Walden Pond, and dramatizes the impact of Thoreau’s writings on the environment and civil rights movements, as well as individualist thought. Join producer, director, and editor Huey Coleman of Films By Huey Productions for a post-screening discussion. New York premiere.


The exhibition This Ever New Self: Thoreau and His Journal will be open at 6 pm for program attendees.

Thursday, July 20, 7 pm
Tickets: 
$15; $10 for members
Image Caption: 

Huey Coleman filming Henry David Thoreau, Surveyor of the Soul at Walden Pond.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets@themorgan.org for information.