Thursday, November 16, 2000

From Tito-Material to Andy Hardy

Recent Films from Austria

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Tonight’s program includes a wide range of recent films from the Austrian avant-garde, including two in 35mm. Using lost and found footage, home movies, and meticulously photographed images, the works are political, personal and structural. Works screened include: Elke Groen’s rephotographed Tito-Material; Lisl Ponger’s playful critique of travel movies, déjà vu; Kathrin Resetarits’ look at deafness, Egypt; Peter Tscherkassky’s playful Outer Space; Gustav Deutsch’s trenchant Mariage Blanc; Thomas Steiner’s lovely Pan; Martin Arnold’s tour-de-force Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy; and Siegfried Fruhauf’s La Sortie. (I. Leimbacher)