Re: Athletics vs. Aesthetics

From: gyoungblood (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Apr 08 2008 - 12:14:11 PDT

If Part Two of Reifenstahl's Olympia qualifies, then last third of Man With
A Movie Camera probably does too.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Hyman" <email suppressed>
To: <email suppressed>
Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: [FRAMEWORKS] Athletics vs. Aesthetics

> 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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