On Wednesday June 4, a screening of the film “Jens Jensen: The Living Green” will take place at UIS in Brookens Auditorium at 7 p.m. The film screening is free and open to the public. The film’s director and co-producer, Carey Lundin, will attend and speak at Wednesday night screening. The event is co-sponsored by Lincoln Memorial Garden and the Friends of Brookens Library.
Jens Jensen was a Danish-American landscape architect who’s design work in Chicago, Illinois can be city can be seen at Lincoln Park, Douglas Park, and Columbus Park. In his maturity, Jensen designed Lincoln Memorial Gardens in Springfield, Illinois. This plan was completed in 1935 and planted in 1936-1939.
WUIS’s Sean Crawford interviewed the film’s director, Carey Lundin. Learn more about Jens Jensen and hear the full interview here.
*information gathered from WUIS & Wikipedia