Tropical Malady (Sud Pralad)

Wednesday, November 17, 2004, 8pm Apichatpong Weerasethakul in person! Experimental filmmaker and the most prominent advocate of film art in Thailand, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, an alumnus of the Department of Film, Video and New Media at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will be an artist-in-residence this week at the school. Well-regarded for challenging […]

Moses and Aron

Thursday, November 11, 2004, 8pm Possibly Schoenberg’s finest work and certainly one that he held close to his heart, the unfinished opera Moses und Aron represents Schoenberg’s finest attempt at meshing his philosophy with his art. It is a work that can be approached on many different levels: as an exemplar of his twelve-tone system, […]

Films from the Academy Film Archive

Thursday, November 4, 2004, 8pm Mark Toscano in person! The Academy Film Archive, despite conjuring an image of vaults full of nothing but Oscar broadcasts, has one of the most diverse collections and preservation programs in the world. A wide range of film spanning genres, eras and countries has been preserved at the archive and […]