From: Michael Witt (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Mar 09 2008 - 13:24:00 PDT
No, no immediate plans I'm afraid, although I think it would be fantastic. We did discuss the possibility of a scaled down touring version of the season at one point, but haven't pursued it yet. I'll raise the idea again.
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 21:32:27 -0600
From: Adam Hart <email suppressed>
Subject: Re: PARADISE NOW! Essential French Avant-Garde Cinema
For those of us on the other side of the Atlantic, does anyone know of any
plans to package this as a travelling program that might play in the States?
On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Michael Witt wrote:
> PARADISE NOW! Essential French Avant-Garde Cinema, 1890-2008
> Friday 14 March - Friday 2 May 2008
> Tate Modern, London
> Don't miss 7 weekends of the best French avant-garde cinema, including an
> unprecedented selection of pioneering experimental film from the last
> hundred years, including classics, as well as marvellous surprises, from
> psychedelia to erotica, via music videos and radical political filmmaking.
> This season of over ninety films will change your perception of cinema and
> the world. The theme of each screening is inspired by manifestos written by
> celebrated DADA provocateurs Marcel Duchamp and Tristan Tzara, and is
> guaranteed to make you look at the French avant-garde in a new light.
> Curated by Nicole Brenez, Michael Temple, Michael Witt, with Pierre
> d'Amerval and Laurent Mannoni in association with Tate Modern and La
> Cinematheque Francaise
> For full details, see: http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/
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