If there’s one central element that would seem to be intrinsic and indispensable to any reasonable definition of the cinema it would be the presence of imagery, whether photographed, animated, or generated through more experimental methods such as hand-painting, scratching, collaging, and so on.
The Millennium Film Journal is celebrating the launch of its Fall 2019 issue (no. 70, "Body Memory") with a launch screening at Anthology Film Archives, November 20th at 7:30pm. Featuring work from the New Red Order, Shana Moulton, Ardele Lister, and a 35mm print of Alexandre Larose's "Brouillard #14".
Anthology welcomes German filmmaker Ute Aurand for a special screening of her brand-new 16mm film RUSHING GREEN WITH HORSES, as well as OH! THE FOUR SEASONS, a 1988 film made in collaboration with Ulrike Pfeiffer (and, via an introductory text, Anthology’s founder Jonas Mekas).
The Forgiveness of Judith Malina considers the ethics of forgiveness in the context of the Holocaust.The film features never-before-seen footage of late theater director Judith Malina with an original score by James Sclavunos of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Born in 1944 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, David Brooks entered Columbia University in the early 1960s, where he immersed himself in the study of philosophy and psychology, with a particular interest in psychoanalysis and the work of Freud. During this time Brooks met critic and filmmaker Jonas Mekas and immediately got involved in New York’s burgeoning independent and experimental film scene. By 1962 Mekas had personally enlisted Brooks, then only 18 years old, to be the first Executive Director of the newly established Film-Makers’ Cooperative.
De Viernes, Junio 28, 2019 (Todo el día) hasta Lunes, Julio 1, 2019 (Todo el día)
Since 1996 the Women’s Film Preservation Fund has preserved a number of significant experimental and animated works by American women, many of which reflect pioneering approaches and unique voices. These include works by Storm de Hirsch, Barbara Hammer, Peggy Ahwesh, Bette Gordon, and Helen Hill among others.
De Viernes, Junio 21, 2019 (Todo el día) hasta Sábado, Junio 22, 2019 (Todo el día)