This July, GMOA presents “Summer Film Series: Avant-Garde Short Films of the 20th Century.” The series features an Avant-Garde short film every Wednesday night in room S151 of the Lamar Dodd School of Art.
The film series began on Wednesday, June 30 with “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” directed by Robert Weine, and continued on July 7 with seven short films: "Manhatta" by Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler "Symphonie Diagonale" by Viking Eggeling "H2O" by Ralph Steiner; "Emak Bakia" by Man Ray "Ghosts Before Breakfast" by Hans Richter "The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra" by Slavko Vorkapich and Robert Florey and "Lot in Sodom" by James Sibley Watson and Melville Webber.
The rest of the schedule follows:
Wednesday, July 14
“The Man with a Movie Camera” Directed by Dziga Vertov and presented by Dr. Janice Simon, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Associate Professor in Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art. (Russia, 1929; 80 minutes)
Wednesday, July 21
"The Seventh Seal"/"Det sjunde inseglet" Directed by Ingmar Bergman and presented by Dr. Janice Simon, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Associate Professor in Art. Swedish and Latin with English subtitles. (1957, 96 minutes)
Don’t miss out and be sure to join us Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in room S151 to finish up the Summer Film Series!
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