The Secret Story: Films by Janie Geiser

Posted by | Conversations at the Edge | Posted on | December 7, 2006

Thursday, December 7, 2006, 6pm

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Janie Geiser in person!

Janie Geiser is at the forefront of today’s experimental animators. Drawing on her renowned work in puppet-theater, her films use the miniaturized scale of paper cutouts, dollhouses, and antique toys to create mysterious, multilayered worlds of cryptic messages, enigmatic women, and half-forgotten dreams. Tonight, she presents an overview of her cinematic work to date, including Vapor Drama (2004), Terrace 49 (2004), Ultima Thule (2002), The Fourth Watch (2000), Spiral Vessel (2000), Lost Motion (1999), Immer Zu (1997), and The Secret Story (1996). 1996-2004, Janie Geiser, USA, ca. 70 min, 16mm.

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