In the 1970s, Adam Beckett created a body of work that includes some of the most innovative and awe-inspiring experiments in animation. Tragically, his life was cut short at age 29, but the films he left behind remain inimitable achievements of a visionary imagination. This program presents some of Beckett’s greatest works alongside pieces by his mentor Jules Engel and peers including Beth Block and Sky-David, offering a glimpse at the staggering creativity of this too little known school of animation.
De Viernes, Marzo 3, 2017 - 19:00 hasta Sábado, Marzo 4, 2017 - 18:55
American animators in the 1970s and 1980s often turned their attention inward, producing personal films that corresponded to the deeply introspective diary filmmakers that formed a key part of the New American Cinema in the previous decade. Representing oneself in a mediated fashion – not only through the moving image but graphically through animation – became particularly important during this period in which more women were active in the field of animation than ever before.