A Cinema of Physics and Perception - Space Flattened: May 5, 2006 in Chicago

From: Arturo Menchaca (email suppressed)
Date: Wed May 03 2006 - 14:16:26 PDT

Block Cinema presents

A Cinema of Physics and Perception 

Week 5:
This Friday, May 5th, 2006
8 pm

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.,
16mm, silent)
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

Arturo Menchaca
Student Programming Committee Chairman
Block Cinema
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Northwestern University
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Tel: (847) 491.5802
Fax: (847) 491.2261
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