The ominous, alluring, and often dangerous beauty of nature is on full display in Costa da Morte, a new feature-length film from director Lois Patiño that was an award winner at the Locarno Film Festival and screens Thursday and Friday in Views from the Avant-Garde.
The annual showcase of experimental cinema includes work by Stephanie Barber, Stan Brakhage, Nathaniel Dorsky, Kevin Jerome Everson, Ernie Gehr, Miguel Gomes, Jerome Hiler, Peter Hutton, Chris Marker, Max Ophüls, Lois Patiño, Luther Price, Raúl Ruiz, John Stahl, Travis Wilkerson, and much more!
In their new film, avant-garde documentary filmmakers Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi resculpt home movies from the Italian occupation of Ethiopia into a damning deconstruction of fascism and colonialism.
Tilda Swinton was a surprise guest on the opening weekend of New Directors/New Films. She's back at MoMA today with her performance piece "The Maybe."
Bruce Checefsky of the Cleveland Institute of Art discusses Poland's first avant-garde filmmakers, how their work expresses the fraught situation in Warsaw in the late 1920s and early 1930s, and his recreation of Themerson films lost during the Nazi occupation and World War II.
This year's New York Jewish Film Festival takes audiences around the world and back to Gotham with a collection of narrative and documentary features and shorts as diverse as the diaspora they represent.
Get a sneak peak at the installation that accompanies Kubelka's highly anticipated new work as it was being set up this weekend in the Furman Gallery, then see Monument Film and Antiphon tonight at 7:00pm and 9:00pm in the Walter Reade Theater. Rush tickets available!