Ornamentals (1979) by Abigail Child

Saturday, February 20, 1988, 9:15 pm

Film-Makers’s Cooperative Benefit — III


1151 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA, 94103

The Film-Makers’ Cooperative in New York City is one of the most important film resources in the U.S. The first not-for-profit, member-directed film distributor in the country, it has served as a model for film cooperatives throughout Europe and America, including the Bay Area’s own Canyon Cinema. The Film-Makers’ Cooperative has always placed its democratic ideals before its own financial self-interest, leaving it vulnerable in the conservative ‘80s. The Cinematheque is presenting 3 shows in honor of the Coop’s 25 years of service with the proceeds going to aid the Film-Makers’ Cooperative Catalog Publication Fund for the Coop’s first new catalog in 13 years. 

Films: Wait by Ernie Gehr, Window by Ken Jacobs, Water Sark by Joyce Wieland, Standard Time by Michael Snow, Ornamentals by Abigail Child, Gulls and Buoys by Robert Breer, and To Die Dreaming by Steve Weisberg.
Running time: 63 1/2 min