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Cinema for the inner eye: On the films of Paul Clipson

November 29th, 2017


San Francisco Cinematheque presents the World Premiere of Black Field (2017) by Paul Clipson & Zachary Watkins December 14, 2017 at The Exploratorium. Info and Tickets here. The commission and World Premiere screening of Clipson & Watkins’ Blac …


Aggregate and Differentiate: A Conversation with Tony Conrad

March 22nd, 2017


by Steve Polta April 5, 2009 Caffe Sapore, San Francisco Editor’s Note: This interview with filmmaker and musician Tony Conrad was conducted by Cinematheque Artistic Director Steve Polta on the final day of a three-program series of talks, performances …


On Photography: Elisabeth Subrin’s “The Fancy”

January 23rd, 2012


Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7pm; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; 151 Third Street in San Francisco more info here / advance tickets here Disappearing Acts: Elisabeth Subrin’s The Fancy by Nicole Armour There’s a chilling moment in Elisabeth Subrin’s […] T …


Lewis Klahr: Prolix Satori — Lewis Klahr In Person!

November 28th, 2011


Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30pm; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; 701 Mission Street in San Francisco more info here / advance tickets here Lewis Klahr’s Prolix Satori by Kristin M. Jones The breathtaking elasticity of time and memory in Lewis Klahr’s ellipti …


Once It Started It Could Not End: Cut-Ups and Collage by Sears, Cox, Kennedy & Rosentrater

November 14th, 2011


Friday, Nov. 18 at 7:30pm; Artists’ Television Access; 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco http://vimeo.com/11670758 more info here / advance tickets here Archive in the Sky by Craig Baldwin It is heartening to know that SF Cinematheque has so risen a …


POSTWAR: Jeffrey Skoller on Daniel Eisenberg

October 31st, 2011


Thurs, Nov. 3 at 7:30pm; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; 701 Mission Street in San Francisco Tonight’s screening celebrates the publication of POSTWAR: The Films of Daniel Eisenberg, published by Black Dog Publishing and edited by Jeffrey Skoller. Thi …


L’Arrivée: Lumieres and after…

October 24th, 2011


Thurs, Oct. 13 at 7:30pm; Artists Television Access; 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco Featured Film—Ken Jacobs’ Opening the Nineteenth Century: 1896 commentary by Federico Windhausen more info here / advance tickets here It has been said that, in t …


Radical Adults Lick God Head Style: New Weird Urbanism and the Rapture of Decay

October 12th, 2011


Thurs, Oct. 13 at 7:30pm; Artists Television Access; 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco While the City Sleeps: commentary by Max Goldberg Alee Peoples: Lonelyville In her posthumously published book, Cinema and Experience, Miriam Bratu Hansen named h …