Feb 23

Crazy Rays: Science Fiction and the Avant-Garde: Craig Baldwin/Ximena Cuevas 11/08/2007 sfc_event_image2
Thursday, November 8, 2007

@ Roxie Theater


Crazy Rays: Science Fiction & the Avant-Garde

Craig Baldwin / Ximena Cuevas

In Cinepolis, the Film Capitol, Mexican artist, Ximena Cuevas, spins a video from the other side: a meta-metaphor of American economic imperialism, told through CGI multiplex trailers and masochistic Hollywood fantasies. Culled from Bay Area legend Craig Baldwin’s infamous personal archive of obscure cinephemera-gladiator flicks, newsreels, travelogues, James Bond films, B-grade horror and Mexican thrillers-Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America implodes an SF universe into the hot core of the New World Order psyche. (Ed Halter)