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Summer-Fall 2024

  • The Root That Ate Roger Williams (2011), by Alee Peoples

    Alee Peoples: Something Pretending To Be Something Else

    Date: Jun 23, 2024 7:30PM
    Location: 2220 Arts + Archives

    Please join us for a program celebrating the weirdly transformative power of analog film as we attempt to elevate the mystical ordinary and conjure the ineffable through the work of the one and only Alee Peoples. 

  • American Fabulous

    Date: Jun 29, 2024 1:00PM
    Location: 2220 Arts + Archives

    “Nobody could make this up, and even if they could…why would they want to?”  Driven around Columbus, Ohio, in the back of a 1957 Cadillac, Jeffrey Strauth 'spontaneously' recounts his wild, hilarious, tumultuous, homosexual life story for one hundred and five minutes, and that is the entirety of Reno Dakota’s rarely screened cult documentary, American Fabulous (1992). 

  • Maggots and Men, by Cary Cronenwett

    Gender Troublemakers: Trans Authorship, DIY, and Experimentation Through Film

    Date: Jul 21, 2024 1:00PM
    Location: 2220 Arts + Archives

    Guest-programmed by Caden Mark Gardner and Willow Catelyn Maclay (with Gardner in person) on the occasion of the release of the book they co-authored, Corpses, Fools, and Monsters: The History and Future of Transness in Cinema.  In celebration of the book’s publishing, the co-authors have curated a film program with the focus on trans authorship and experimental film touchstones covered in their expansive book.

  • Richland, photo by Helki Frantzen

    Richland

    Date: Jul 28, 2024 7:30PM
    Location: 2220 Arts + Archives

    Filmforum is delighted to welcome back Irene Lustzig with her latest feature.  Richland offers a prismatic, placemaking portrait of a community staking its identity and future on its nuclear origin story, presenting a timely examination of the habits of thought that normalize the extraordinary violence of the past.