Originally presented by the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen and curated by Akram Zaatari, “Radical Closure” is a new 5 program DVD box-set just released by Video Data Bank that features works produced in response to situations of physical or ideological closure resulting from war and territorial conflicts. The programs look at what is known as the […]
In 1951, the surrealist architect Bernard Roger published a “Plan for a Cinema at the Bottom of a Lake,” a statement describing the layout of a theater that would float 30 meters below the surface of a lake that had formed in the once-molten basin of an ancient crater. As Roger envisioned it, we would […]
The Social Factory Show brings together documentaries that explore the role of women’s work in the production of daily life under capitalism in three different countries (US, Mexico, India). Employing vastly different formal strategies, this class-conscious line-up confronts us with a range of images and sounds that demonstrate what has and hasn’t changed over the last 40 years. This evening features […]
Information on more screenings produced between 2008-2010 will be added soon.