Alternative Visions

11/6/07 to 12/4/07

Classic films by Stan Brakhage and Chantal Akerman, a tribute to the California College of the Arts, and works that experiment with eros in all the ways pornography can't.

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  • Xperimental Eros

    • Tuesday, December 4 7:30 PM

    Introduced by Noel Lawrence. Short films that experiment with eros in all the ways porn can't. Works by Peggy Ahwesh, Thomas Draschan and Stella Friedrichs, Lewis Klahr, Julia Ostertag, Oscar Perez, Mark Street, Tom Palazzolo, Jeff Krulik, Naomi Uman, and J. X. Williams.

  • Film and Video at CCA: Performative, Gestural, Collaborative Work

    • Tuesday, November 27 7:30 PM

    Artists in Person. More works from the CCA community of media makers highlight the school's history of mixing narrative, documentary, and experimental genres in screen-based, live performance work and sculptural media installation.

  • Film and Video at CCA: Relational Aesthetics

    • Tuesday, November 20 7:30 PM

    Artists in Person. We celebrate the centennial of the California College of the Arts with this program of film and video by the illustrious graduates and faculty of its Media Arts Department.

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

    • Tuesday, November 13 7:30 PM

    The repetitive domestic routines of a bourgeois widow become a source of Hitchcockian suspense in Chantal Akerman's classic. A tight, engrossing, and exhilarating experiment with a new kind of “melodrama,” and a masterful integration of the commercial feature with the avant-garde film.

  • Dog Star Man

    • Tuesday, November 6 7:30 PM

    Stan Brakhage's epic drama of the creation of the universe uses multiple superimposition, colored filters, distorting lenses, and painting-on-film to articulate themes of man and environment, the personal and general, seeing and perceiving. “A colossal lyrical adventure dance of image in every variation of color.”-Michael McClure