An Evening with Steve Reinke

Thursday, February 24, 2005, 8pm Steve Reinke in person! “Like being splashed in the puss with a BEDPAN of PLENTY!” — George Kuchar This evening’s screening will celebrate the release of acclaimed and controversial filmmaker Steve Reinke’s book Everybody Loves Nothing: Video 1996-2004. Reinke will present selections from his video work including: Painter, the reconstruction […]

An Animated Valentine

Thursday, February 17, 2005, 8pm Curator Jim Trainor in person! In the afterglow of Valentine’s Day, or its aftermath, we present ten animated films to tickle your spirits, or further crush them. Love is the subject, and many are the splendors, from Chuck Jones’ interspecies tearjerker Feed the Kitty (1952) to the excruciating first date […]


Thursday, February 10, 2005, 8pm Amie Siegel in person! Native Chicagoan poet, filmmaker and media artist Amie Siegel has garnered recognition worldwide for her subversive and provocative style in her filmic explorations of voyeurism. Tonight she brings us Empathy, a feature that investigates the tricky intimacy between psychoanalysts and their patients, combining a mosaic of […]