In Focus: Filmmakers on the Language of Cinema

November 1–15, 2017

Filmmakers Peter Mettler, Emiko Omori, and Elliot Davis shed light on the distinctive visual language of cinema in this lecture/screening series.

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  • Manufactured Landscapes

  • Rabbit in the Moon

  • The Tarnished Angels

  • Upcoming
  • Past
  • Past

Past Films

  • The Tarnished Angels

    • Wednesday, November 15 3:10 PM
    Douglas Sirk
    United States, 1957

    35mm ’Scope Print

    Rock Hudson plays a New Orleans newspaperman who develops an unprofessional fascination with carnival fliers Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone in Douglas Sirk’s drama, based on a story by William Faulkner and shot in sweeping CinemaScope black-and-white.

    Lecture by Elliot Davis

  • Rabbit in the Moon

    • Wednesday, November 8 3:10 PM
    Emiko Omori
    United States, 1999

    Emiko Omori’s poetic documentary brings to first light the courageous acts of protest and even rebellion that marked the Japanese internment during World War II.

    Lecture by Emiko Omori; Pat Jackson in Person

  • Manufactured Landscapes

    • Wednesday, November 1 3:10 PM
    Jennifer Baichwal
    Canada, 2006

    35mm Print

    This quietly provocative consideration of the mechanized sublime follows photographer Edward Burtynsky as he travels through China and Bangladesh recording large-scale industrial incursions into the landscape. Peter Mettler served as cinematographer and creative collaborator.

    Lecture by Peter Mettler