From: Adam Hyman (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Aug 20 2009 - 19:48:35 PDT
Sorry, no meant for the list, this and the one to Brook...
On 8/20/09 7:44 PM, "Adam Hyman" <email suppressed> wrote:
> Hi Dominic,
> Can I please excerpt this and include in the notes for the Filmforum show on
> September 13?
> ³Her passing comes to me and others at Canyon Cinema with great
> sadness....Chick was one of the founders of Canyon Cinema and the
> Cinematheque. She always supported Canyon in all of the endeavors that have
> been done in the past. Personally she and I became close over the years and I
> could always count on her for advice in matters of Canyon and also on a very
> personal level.
> I will miss her greatly and her passing is a loss to the entire community. The
> experimental film community has lost a great human being. Her absence will be
> felt for some time.² - Dominic Angerame, Executive Director, Canyon Cinema
> On 7/13/09 2:36 PM, "DOMINIC ANGERAME" <email suppressed> wrote:
>> Hi Adam....I also received this email I knew that she was ill for a long time
>> now and she was struggling during the past two months. She wanted her illness
>> to be kept secret from the public, such was her way. Her passing comes to me
>> and others at Canyon Cinema with great sadness....Chick was one of the
>> founders of Canyon Cinema and the Cinematheque. She always supported Canyon
>> in all of the endeavors that have been done in the past. Personally she and I
>> became close over the years and I could always count on her for advice in
>> matters of Canyon and also on a very personal level.
>> I will miss her greatly and her passing is a loss to the entiry community.
>> The experimental film community has lost a great human being. Her absence
>> will be felt for some time.
>> In October I will be curating a Tribute to Chick Strand in conjunction with
>> the San Francisco Cinematheque and will keep everyone appraised to the
>> details. Chick's son Eric has been very strong in supporting Chick these past
>> few months and if there is anything that can be done to help I am sure many
>> of us here will be than willing to help.
>> Dominic Angerame
>> Executive Director, Canyon Cinema
>> --- On Mon, 7/13/09, Adam Hyman <email suppressed> wrote:
>>> From: Adam Hyman <email suppressed>
>>> Subject: Chick Strand Is at Peace
>>> To: email suppressed
>>> Date: Monday, July 13, 2009, 12:31 PM
>>> I just received word from her son that Chick Strand died on Saturday 11
>>> A marvelous and inspirational filmmaker and person, the artful person whom
>>> one was always delighted to see. May we all screen some of her films soon
>>> in tribute and in astonishment, to revel in their beauty and insight and
>>> grace, and to continue her legacy.
>>> Adam Hyman
>>> Los Angeles Filmforum
>>> From her son:
>>> To All
>>> (Sorry if you are someone who probably should not have received this but
>>> I just grabbed everyone from her address book)
>>> My mom Chick Strand (Mildred Muller) passed away Saturday afternoon due
>>> to her cancer. Her wish was to to do so at her adored home and garden,
>>> with me, and her beloved dog "Tigo". We have discussed this for years due
>>> to her enduring so many health issues over the last 10 years. I am
>>> glad I was able to give her that final request. As much has she was
>>> ready to go her inner strength kept her going much too long than anyone
>>> expected. On her request medicine for pain was only given towards the
>>> end, finally I felt it was necessary. She was one tough lady and is now
>>> a legend with the Hospice nurses and Home Care Givers.
>>> It is a great loss to us all. Not only was she my mom but my best
>>> friend. She was a great mom who would do anything to help me and did so
>>> on many occasions. My sister "Naja" and I were always her number one
>>> priority. She was my teacher, adviser, and safety net on so many levels.
>>> She taught me to be strong, independent, determined, righteous,
>>> adventurous, think things through, and be creative, all in an unassuming
>>> way; all the qualities she had. Through this process I have learned how
>>> much she was loved and admired by you all and that she impacted so many.
>>> I am sorry for your loss as well.
>>> Early on she wanted to break off contact with everybody and I am sorry
>>> for those of you who never had a chance to say goodbye. The last month
>>> or so she was pretty incoherent so I was unable to relay much of
>>> anything to her. This has been a very difficult journey for me so I must
>>> send this "To All" e-mail, I am feeling pretty raw right now and it is
>>> difficult for me to discuss on the phone and have many things to deal
>>> with. At some point I hope to talk to you all or exchange more personal
>>> e-mails individually. Please pass this on to anyone who should know.
>>> Also please respond to my e-mail below.
>>> There is no service planned per mom's request. She will be cremated
>>> and I will mix her and Marty's (the love of her life) ashes together in
>>> an infinity box, together again, at last.
>>> Eric Strand
>>> email suppressed>
>>> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed
>>> </mc/compose?to=email suppressed> >.
>> __________________________________________________________________ For info
>> on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.