Proximities: Four Films by Cauleen Smith
April 29–May 23, 2021
presented by San Francisco Cinematheque in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Program curated by Steve Polta and Tanya Zimbardo.
This online program of four short films by Cauleen Smith, created 2015–2017, is presented in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on the occasion of Future Histories: Theaster Gates and Cauleen Smith on view through May 23, 2021. The SFMOMA exhibition features the film Lessons in Semaphore (2016), presented here, as part of a different constellation of works by Smith, including the installation-only presentation of the majestic Sojourner (2018).
SCREENING: Pilgrim (2017); digital video, color, sound, 8 minutes. Crow Requiem (2015); digital video, color, sound, 11 minutes. Lessons in Semaphore (2016); 16mm screened as digital video, color, silent, 4 minutes. Three Songs About Liberation (2017); 16mm screened as digital video, color, sound, 10 minutes.