My Land Zion

Thursday, October 27, 2005, 6pm Yulie Cohen Gerstel in person! A sixth generation Israeli, Yulie Cohen Gerstel has been directing and producing poignant documentaries over the span of three decades and is the Head of the Forum of Israeli Documentary Filmmakers. In this courageous and provocative personal essay Gerstel challenges the myths of Zionism and […]

Kristina Talking Pictures

Thursday, October 20, 2005, 6pm Part of a series of three films co-sponsored with halo projects, here is an early film by dancer and choreographer-cum-filmmaker Yvonne Rainer, the woman who in 1986 the Village Voice called “the most influential American avant-garde filmmaker of the past dozen years, with an impact as evident in London or […]

Filme De Amor (Love Film)

Thursday, October 13, 2005, 6pm Distant Parallels curator Ana Luisa Beraba in person! One weekend, friends Hilda, Matilda and Gaspar meet up in a run-down old house in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. They drink, fool around, seek out pleasurable experiences and completely break out of the monotony of their daily routines. Introducing the […]

Shadows, Specters, and Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Film: El Dia Que Me Quieras & Eureka

Thursday, October 6, 2005, 6pm Author and filmmaker Jeffrey Skoller in person! To celebrate the release of FVNM faculty member Jeffrey Skoller’s new book Shadows Specters Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Film, we are delighted to offer this first of three evenings of films discussed in the book. Yvonne Rainer calls Shadows, Specters and Shards, […]