Chicken (1981) by Emily Breer

Saturday, January 28, 1984, 8:00 pm

New Filmmakers


800 Chestnut Street

San Francisco, CA, 94133

This is the first in a series of programs presenting work by filmmakers from around the country who have never shown at the Cinematheque. 

Caroline Avery

First of May, 1983, 3 min.; super 8, silent. Big Brother, 1982, 8 min.; 16mm, silent

Avery is a painter and a collagist as well as a filmmaker who lives in Boston.

Power Boothe

Portrait Series: Victor, 1974, 3 min.; 16mm, silent. Portrait Series: Brooks, 1983, 3 min.; 16mm, silent. Out Of Line: Match, 1973, 3 min.; 16mm, silent. Out Of Line: Glass Curtain, 1974, 4min.; 16mm, silent.

Boothe is a painter who has been making films in New York since 1967. His work is represented in many collections including the Guggenheim and Hirshhorn Museums.

Emily Breer 

Chicken, 1981, 8 min.; 16mm, sound. Stork, 1983, 8 min.; 16mm, sound.

“Breer combines live action and animation in a dairy-like form… rough, off-the-cuff, and action-bent.” —Amy Taubin

Mary Filippo

I’m in Heaven, 1978, 7 min.; 16mm, sound. Peace O-Mind, 1983, 10 min.; 16mm, sound.

Filippo is the workshop and tour director of the Collective for Living Cinema in New York City, and curated tonight’s program.