For a short period in the 1970s, then-Chicago-based filmmaker Bruce Wood created several amazing and intensely beautiful black and white abstract films. And then he stopped; not an uncommon story. In recent years growing attention has been paid to "forgotten" regional filmmakers around the country - and Chicago is no exception. Hidden gems are being rediscovered and shining again years after they were made.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 21:00 to Friday, September 22, 2017 - 20:55
This session of experimental films will try to describe various aspects of the relationship between cinema and painting: we will see works by artists continuing their pictorial research through the moving image, tributes and quotes, and more, in a converging path on abstraction and matterism, exploring the plasticity and the unveiling of the constituting elements of cinematic representation.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 19:00 to Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 18:55