Sunday, November 11, 2007

Celebrating Canyon

Pioneers of Bay Area Filmmaking

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Presented in association with Canyon Cinema

Filmmaking in the Bay Area has an explosive history and has had a far lasting dynamic effect around the world. Explosive new forms of film have emerged from the Bay Area community over the years to reveal unheralded new visions of the medium and explorations into its aesthetic properties. This program presents a sampling of experimental cinema by artists in the Bay Area from the late 1940s and ’50s.

Screening: Horror Dream and Clinic of Stumble by Sidney Peterson, Things to Come and Obmaru by Patricia Marx, Four in the Afternoon by James Broughton, Notes on the Port of St. Francis by Frank Stauffacher, Divertissement Rococo and Eneri by Hy Hirsch, In Between by Stan Brakhage, Logos and Odds and Ends by Jane Conger, and Beat by Christopher Maclaine. (Dominic Angerame)

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