James Naremore is Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, and the author of Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge, the first book-length study of the director. His other books include More than Night: Film Noir[...]
Please join ENG 818: “Substrates of Cinema: Infrastructure, Media, Logistics” for a Skype conversation with Dr. Shannon Mattern(The New School) about her recent work and Bill Morrison’s celebrated film Dawson City: Frozen Time. In addition to Morrison’s film,[...]
Tilsammens/Together (Lucas Moodysson, 2000) Presented by Bill Vincent In 1970s Sweden, the commune “Together” discovers that it definitely is not together. Gradually, the group reforms and rediscovers what they were looking for in the first place.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Robert Zemeckis, 1988) Presented by Mihaela Mihailova Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a live-action/animated film based on Gary K. Wolf’s 1981 novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit? In this movie’s version of 1940s Hollywood,[...]
The Solitary Life of Cranes (Eva Weber, 2008) and London (Patrick Keiller, 1994) Presented by Lyn Goeringer In The Solitary Life of Cranes, crane operators high above a city observe the comings and goings of people. Patrick Keiller’s London follows offscreen ex-lovers around[...]
Moscow Doesn’t Believe in Tears (Vladimir Menshov, 1980) Presented by Yelena Kalinsky Living together in a workers’ dorm, Katerina (Vera Alentova) and her friends are determined to make it in Moscow. But when a boorish cameraman[...]
The Forgotten Space (Allan Sekula, 2010) Presented by Lily Woodruff The Forgotten Space follows container cargo aboard ships, barges, trains and trucks, listening to workers, engineers, planners, politicians, and those alienated by the global transport system. We[...]
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