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Film Series: Family Portraits
August 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Experimental film in particular can be phenomenally personal. Often, filmmakers, in attempts to display their perspective upon the world, inevitably return back to their core foundation: their family. In this showcase, we show work from the late Barbara Hammer experiencing her grandmother’s final days, as well as a video work dedicated to a mother by Mona Hatoum and a more joyful portrait of an estranged uncle by Agnes Varda, among more.
NOTE ONE (1968) — Saul Levine (6m)
Measures of Distance (1988) — Mona Hatoum (16m)
Optic Nerve (1985) — Barbara Hammer (17m)^
Uncle Yanko (1967) — Agnes Varda (18m)
Creeping Crimson (1987) — George Kuchar (13m)
Old Wives’ Tales (2015) — Tânia Dinis (4m)
Evenings (2015) — Anna Wang (3m)*
Close the Shutters (2017) — Ynon Lan (5m)
^=screened in 16mm
*=w/ filmmaker in person
~free and open to all