Kerry Laitala: Knee Jerk
Len Lye: Free Radicals
Despacito: A Quick Survey of Latin American Animation
TVTV: Four More Years
Vukica Đjilas: Diary Films (excerpt)
Sky Hopinka: maɬni—towards the ocean, towards the shore
Program Available for One Day Only, Wednesday, November 4
Honoring connections to nature and the cycles of life, Sky Hopinka’s poetic experimental documentary follows two Native Americans from the Pacific Northwest as they share their personal rituals and relationships to life, identity, language, and homeland.
Program Available for Three Days Only, October 27–29
This selection of Yugoslav short films—including some extremely rare works—forms a gallery of experimental cinematic portraits, framed by two minimalist landscape films.
Program Available for Three Days Only, October 20–22
The dissident mediamakers of TVTV deliver a ragtag report from the 1972 Republican presidential convention, with Nixon up for reelection. Plus never-before-seen TVTV outtakes recently restored by BAMPFA.
Program Available for Three Days Only, September 29–October 1
These experimental films respond to Latin America’s history of social upheaval and violence with courageous commentary, poetic reflection, or satirical humor. Works by Grupo Los Vagos, Paz Encina, Bruno Varela, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Zigmunt Cedinsky, and Camilo Restrepo.
Program Available for Six Days Only, September 15–20
Animator Simón Wilches-Castro presents a lively lecture on the history of animation in Latin America, illustrated with clips and short films.
Program Available for Three Days Only, September 1–3
Gregory Zinman, author of Making Images Move: Handmade Cinema and the Other Arts, presents a selection of short works by artists who forgo photographic processes, instead making marks directly on film.