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Spring 2017

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    To the Beach

    Robert Schaller: Film as / for Music as / for Film

    Date: April 2, 2017
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    An evening of handmade works by Robert Schaller featuring live cello by Pierre Derycz in person!

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    #7 by Joost Rekveld

    INTERNAL SYSTEMS: films by Brakhage-Kren-Lowder-Rekveld-Sonoda

    Date: April 10, 2017
    Time: 8:00pm
    Location: Echo Park Film Center

    Featuring a rescheduling of #7 by Joost Rekveld!  Along with classics by Stan Brakhage, Rose Lowder, Kurt Kren and something newer by Eriko Sonoda.

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    INAATE/SE/ It Shines a Certain Way to a Certain Place/It FliesFalls/

    Date: April 30, 2017
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    A kaleidoscopic experience blending documentary, narrative, and experimental forms, INAATE/SE/ transcends linear colonized history to explore how the prophecy resonates through the generations in their indigenous community within Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  INAATE/SE/ will be proceeded by Anishinabemowin Nagishkodaading by Eve-Lauryn Little Shell LaFountain and Jáaji Approx. by Sky Hopinka.

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    Fuses, dir. Carolee Schneemann,(1967)

    Short Films curated for I Love Dick

    Date: May 5, 2017
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Cinefamily

    Los Angeles Filmforum co-presents this program that begins with a night of shorts films by Naomi Uman, Carolee Schneeman, Cauleen Smith & more – with curator and I Love Dick consulting producer Logan Kibens and filmmaker Naomi Uman in person.

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    from Film Title Poem, by Jennifer West

    Jennifer West: Film Title Poem and Other Wonders

    Date: May 7, 2017
    Time: 8:30pm
    Location: REDCAT

    Co-presented at and with REDCAT, Jennifer West presents her sensual, partly abstract, partly imagistic works that delve into how fiction weaves itself into our memories–and how our viewing experience has changed with the digital revolution.

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    Arthur Jafa’s Dreams Are Colder Than Death

    Arthur Jafa’s Dreams Are Colder Than Death

    Date: May 11, 2017
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

    Arthur Jafa’s Dreams are Colder than Death (2014) is an experimental video essay that explores some of the most fundamental questions facing American society.  Participant Saidiya Hartman, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, will introduce and discuss the documentary.

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    Mimosas

    L.A. OLA: Mimosas

    Date: May 21, 2017
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    Winner of the Grand Prize at the Cannes Critics’ Week 2016, with director Oliver Laxe in person!

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    Jamilah Sabur, Playing Possum

    The Site of Memory: Enframed Histories as Ritual

    Date: June 4, 2017
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian

    The Site of Memory: Enframed Histories as Ritual provides a look at Black women film and video artists from or working in Southern California.  Filmmakers dana washington and Suné Woods, and curators Jheanelle Brown and Darol Olu Kae in person!