Myths, Legends and Lies

Posted by | Conversations at the Edge | Posted on | October 24, 2002

Thursday, October 24, 2002, 8pm

1925—2002, various directors, USA/Hungary, ca. 105 min, 16mm

The mythic imagination runs amok in this program of a dozen animated and live-action films programmed by Jim Trainor, animator and professor of film at the School of the Art Institute.  Includes: Aristophanes on Broadway (1991, Zack Stiglicz), Daumë (2001, Ben Russell), Everready (ca. 1925, Anonymous), Evil of Dracula (1997, Martha Colburn), God the Pugilist (1996, Zack Stiglicz), Landscape with the Fall of Icarus (1994, Chris Sullivan), Peace on Earth (1939, Hugh Harmon), Pony Glass (1997, Lewis Klahr), Riverbody (1970, Anne Severson), Syrinx (1964, Ryan Larkin), Sisyphus (1975, Marcell Jankovics), Terra Incognita (2002, Ben Russell). (Jim Trainor)

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