From: Arturo Menchaca (email suppressed)
Date: Wed May 03 2006 - 14:16:26 PDT
Block Cinema presents
A Cinema of Physics and Perception
This Friday, May 5th, 2006
All My Life (Bruce Baillie, 1966, U.S., 3 min., 16mm)
Field (Ernie Gehr, 1970, U.S., 9.5 min., 16mm, silent)
Castro Street (Bruce Baillie, 1966, U.S., 10 min., 16mm)
Hackney Marshes—November 4th 1977 (John Smith, 1977, U.K., 15 min.,
Windmill II (Chris Welsby, 1974, U.K., 10 min., 16mm, silent)
Breakfast (Michael Snow, 1976, Canada, 15 min., 16mm)
The inscription of light onto celluloid optically transforms
three-dimensional space into two-dimensions. While the perception of
depth is still possible, these filmmakers have chosen to use lenses,
superimposition, and motion to emphasize flatness.
Guest speaker: Fred Camper, art and film critic
All screenings are at Block Cinema, located in the Pick-Laudati
Auditorium in the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern
University, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208.
Tickets are $6, or $4 for Block Museum members, students with ID, and
senior citizens. $20 for a season pass.
For more information on this series, visit
Student Programming Committee Chairman
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Tel: (847) 491.5802
Fax: (847) 491.2261
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.