Takahiko Iimura is a Japanese experimental filmmaker who has been a pioneer of cinematic form since the early 1960s. This screening is a retrospective spanning 30 years of his work, from 1962 to 1993. Takahiko defines his own career as having three distinct phases, all represented in this screening -- His early, “imagist” films depicting concrete imagery, scenario, performance - such as Ai (Love) (with original score by Yoko Ono), and Onan.
Allied Productions and The Film-Makers’ Cooperative Present In direct address: Films by Amy Taubin, Paul Arthur, and J. Hoberman
A program of works by filmmakers best known for things they have written about other peoples' films. "In Direct Address" lets these artists speak for themselves, indirectly, through the medium of film.