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Archive for August 2012 | Monthly archive page

Aug 20

presented in association with the Roxie Theater [sliding scale admission: $15–40] Join us this evening at our annual benefit in celebration of Cinematheque’s 50+ years of innovative film programming for a once-in-a-lifetime cinematic spectacle featuring video/sound performances by an incredible lineup of local luminaries. Working this evening entirely with samples of animal voices, experimental electronicist

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Aug 20

presented in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art [members: $7 / non-members: $10] In its examination of international artistic communities, SFMOMA’s exhibition Six Lines of Flight (Sept. 15–December 31) highlights acts of collaboration, collective art practice and cultural intervention which, while based in regionalism and the locality, act as inspiring nodes within

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Aug 20

presented in association with Pacific Film Archive Gunvor Nelson In Person [members: $6 / non-members: $10] The films of Gunvor Nelson are saturated with a restless, offhand elegance. (James Irwin) Endlessly exploratory, the films of Gunvor Nelson stand as some of the most ineffably striking visual and aural statements created in the history of the

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Aug 20

presented in association with the Ninth Street Independent Film Center [members: $5 / non-members: $10] Order advance tickets here. In his work with “locative media” and large-scale public projection events, British-born visual artist Ben Wood combines cutting-edge media technology with historical subject matter, enlivening architecture and public space while evoking voices and stories from submerged

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Aug 20

Alain LeTourneau and Pam Minty In Person [members: $5 / non-members: $10] Order advance tickets here. For over a decade, the duo of Alain LeTourneau and Pam Minty—working together under the name 40 Frames—have been tireless advocates for the vitality of 16mm exhibition and production, maintaining a comprehensive directory of filmmaker resources, managing a film

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Aug 20

presented in association with Pacific Film Archive John Smith In Person [members: $6 / non-members: $10] Inspired by conceptual art and British “structural materialist” filmmaking, but also fascinated by the power of narrative and the spoken word, the films of London-based artist John Smith deftly subvert the perceived boundaries between documentary and fiction, representation and

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Aug 19

presented in association with Pacific Film Archive Program introduced by Jeff Lambert [PFA Admissions Apply] Order advance tickets here. For the last ten years, the Film Foundation and National Film Preservation Foundation have overseen the Avant-Garde Masters program, which provides funds to preserve American experimental films; to date the program has helped save over one-hundred

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Aug 19

presented in association with the Intersection for the Arts Ute Aurand In Person [members: $5 / non-members: $10] Order advance tickets here. September 3–November 3, in its galleries at 925 Mission Street, Intersection for the Arts presents Lost and Found: Family Photos Swept by 3.11 East Japan Tsunami, a massive display of personal photographs recovered

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Aug 19

presented in association with Pacific Film Archive, the Cultural Services of the Consulate General of France in San Francisco and the French American Cultural Society Rose Lowder In Person Program introduced by Greta Snider [PFA Admissions Apply] Order advance tickets here. “The most memorable of Lowder’s films are experiments in creating distinct visual experiences that,

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Aug 14

presented in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art [members: $7 / non-members: $10] Order advance tickets here. SFMOMA’s Field Conditions exhibit (on view September 1–January 6), presents graphic works which, in the words of the exhibit’s curator Joseph Becker “redefine the relationships between figure and ground, […] place and non-place, finite and

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Aug 14

presented in association with Pacific Film Archive, the Cultural Services of the Consulate General of France in San Francisco and the French American Cultural Society Rose Lowder In Person [members: $6 / non-members: $10] Order advance tickets here. Please note special start time! “The most memorable of Lowder’s films are experiments in creating distinct visual

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