Strange: Surrealist Tendencies in Cinema

November 6–10, 2019

Encounter uncanny landscapes, enigmatic characters, and other mysteries and wonders in these screenings presented in conjunction with the exhibition Strange.

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  • Lawrence Jordan: Our Lady of the Sphere

  • Sidney Peterson: The Cage

  • Kidlat Tahimik: Perfumed Nightmare

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Past Films

  • Sidney Peterson’s San Francisco Surrealism

    • Sunday, November 10 7 PM

    Sidney Peterson’s dazzlingly strange and wonderful films transform 1940s San Francisco into a bizarre dreamscape.

  • Still Raining Still Dreaming

    • Friday, November 8 7 PM

    Uncanny landscapes and mysterious journeys emerge in five works constructed from repurposed materials by Phil Solomon, Lawrence Jordan, Shambhavi Kaul, and Joseph Cornell.

  • Perfumed Nightmare

    • Wednesday, November 6 7 PM
    Kidlat Tahimik
    Philippines, 1977

    A Cape Canaveral–obsessed Filipino slowly awakens from his “cocoon of Americanized dreams” in Kidlat Tahimik’s hallucinatory essay film. “Reminds one that invention, insolence, enchantment, even innocence, are still available to film” (Susan Sontag).