Jodie Mack: Yard Work Is Hard Work
Scott Stark: Bloom
José Rodriguez Soltero: Lupe
Stacey Steers: Phantom Canyon
Sky Hopinka: Dislocation Blues
The temporalities of “women’s work,” as seen by experimental filmmakers Chick Strand, Harun Farocki, Nicolás Pereda, and Elisa Giardina Papa.
Indigenous filmmaker Sky Hopinka presents his “ethnopoetic” films, “wellsprings of beauty and mystery, filled with surprising confluences of speech and song, color and motion” (Artforum).
Found footage maestro Scott Stark twists the detritus of industrial imagery into (in his words) “a pulsing, kinetic, intensely dramatic visual joyride.” He presents films made over the last three decades, plus the performance piece Love and the Epiphanists.
Buñuel’s Surrealist classic, cowritten by Salvador Dali, represents a golden age of revolutionary filmmaking, a cinema of humor, eros, and outrage. With Jean Vigo’s À propos de Nice.
Hollywood glamour is destabilized, appropriated, and filtered through a camp lens in this program of shorts by Teo Hernandez, Eduardo Solá Franco, Horacio Vallereggio, and José Rodriguez Soltero.
Jodie Mack’s exuberant animations explore the poetic possibilities of the materials and patterns of everyday life. This program features films by Mack alongside works by animators she admires.
Stacey Steers’s handmade, hypnotic collage animations make use of materials from silent cinema footage to nineteenth-century prints. She presents several collage works plus the hand-drawn Totem and a lecture on the creative process.
A program of works from Latin America exploring cinema’s oneiric, disturbing, and irrational potential, including Raúl Ruiz’s first short and a lost treasure from Colombia codirected by Gabriel García Márquez.