Making the Lost and Unmade: The Films of Bruce Checefsky

From: Bruce Checefsky (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Oct 16 2008 - 05:25:16 PDT

Making the Lost and Unmade: The Films of Bruce Checefsky

Making the Lost and Unmade: The Films of Bruce Checefsky examines the lost and unmade works of four important avant-garde experimental Polish filmmakers: STEFAN THEMERSON, (1910 – 1988), FRANCISZKA THEMERSON (1907 – 1988), JAN BRZEKOWSKI (1903 – 1983), and ANDRZEJ PAWLOWSKI (1925 – 1986). The special presentation will include a screening of recent remakes based on the originals. The screened films will include Pharmacy (1930/2001) and Moment Musical (1933/2007) by Stefan and Franciszka Themerson; Jan Brzekowski’s, A Woman and Circles (1930/2003), and Andrzej Pawlowski’s IN NI [OTHERS] (1958/2005). A reception for the filmmaker will take place on Saturday, November 8, from 12 pm – 2pm at WORK Gallery located at 306 State Street, Ann Arbor.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. Special gallery hours for the screenings: Saturday, November 8, and Sunday, November 9, from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Contact Graham Hamilton, Director of Exhibitions, WORK, email suppressed or 734.216.1085

A special screening of A Woman and Circles (Kobieta i ko_a), dir. Bruce Checefsky, 2004 (10 min., experimental) will take place at the Michigan Theater, Screening Room at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday November 8, 2008.

The Ann Arbor Polish Film Festival is an annual cultural event organized by the Polish Cultural Fund—Ann Arbor in cooperation with the Polish-American Congress Ann Arbor Chapter, the University of Michigan's Polish Club, and the University of Michigan.

For more ticket information contact:

Bruce Checefsky | Director of Reinberger Galleries
Voice: 216-421-7407 | email suppressed
The Cleveland Institute of Art | 11141 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.