Films by Joseph Cornell from the Flaxman Collection

Thursday, February 28, 2002, 6pm Joseph Cornell’s film work links the tradition of early surrealism with the entire range of work produced by experimental filmmakers in the fifties, sixties & seventies in New York. The enormously influential Rose Hobart (1939) practically launched a movement by itself, after being seen by Jack Smith and Ken Jacobs. […]

The Hart of London

Thursday, February 21, 2002, 6pm Immensely influential to a generation of filmmakers, The Hart of London manages to create a seamless flow of documentary materials, poetic imagery, and a complex metaphoric construction. Canadian painter and filmmaker Jack Chambers created The Hart of London to speak about the costs of civilization and modernity, using images of […]

A Special Valentine’s Day With Bruce LaBruce

Thursday, February 14, 2002, 6pm Bruce LaBruce in Person! Bruce LaBruce is a writer, filmmaker, and photographer stuck in the gulag otherwise known as Toronto, Canada. He started out as a child, then quickly moved on to the production of homo punk fanzines and super 8 movies. These products helped to launch the so-called Homocore […]

Black Maria Film Festival, Program 2

Friday, February 8, 2002, 6pm The second evening of work will be presented in the screening room of the Department of Film, Video, and New Media, 112 S. Michigan Avenue, Room 1311, 13th floor. Includes: Impossible Love (Jim Jennings, 11 min); Train (Masako Miyazaki, 8 min); Shudder (Michael Gitlin, 3 min); Go/Army (Ruben OMalley, 9 […]

Black Maria Film Festival, Program 1

Thursday, February 7, 2002, 6pm Curator John Columbus in person! John Columbus, founding director of the Black Maria Film and Video Festival, will present the first of two programs of this year’s Festival winners. The Black Maria continues to be one of America’s most important festivals of new experimental work in film and video, showcasing […]