Re: Athletics vs. Aesthetics

From: Adam Hyman (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Apr 08 2008 - 11:51:41 PDT

Buddy was programming at Los Angeles Filmforum in the 1980s, so he might have done it here.
I'll check.

Best regards,

Adam Hyman
Los Angeles Filmforum

-----Original Message-----
>From: Steve Polta <email suppressed>
>Sent: Apr 8, 2008 11:32 AM
>To: email suppressed
>Subject: Re: Athletics vs. Aesthetics
>Issue No. 4 (published july 1985) of the journal
>SPIRAL features a section called "Baseball and
>Filmmaking" which features artworks, photos, and
>poetic musing type writings by Thomas Boswell, Albert
>Kilchesty, Steve Osborn, William Scaff, Tom Palazzolo,
>Jeff Kreines and Michael Guccione. It's actually
>pretty loose on the explicit relationships between the
>two, more of a weird musing creative project by a
>bunch of guys who were digging baseball, but it's
>kinda fun to read.
>At some point in the 1980s or early '90s it is alleged
>that Albert "Buddy" Kilchesty curated a program on
>baseball-related film (presumably exp. film) in San
>Francisco. I've always assumed this was presented at
>San Francisco Cinematheque (where he worked at the
>time) but am striking out (ha ha) on locating details.
>Any old timers out there remember this one?
>Finally(?), Lewis Klahr's SOFT TICKET is composed,
>almost exclusively I believe, of images from baseball
>cards and audio recordings of sports announcers. A
>pretty interesting film. has anyone screened this
>thing anywhere???
>Steve Polta
>San Francisco Cinematheque

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