Wednesday Night Cinema Society Spring 2018

Trust the Process: Experiments with Sports
Curated by Brett Kashmere, PhD Canidate in Film and Digital Media

The theme for this quarter explores the variety of ways that athletics have been treated in artists' video and film across six decades.  

Wednesdays, 7:00pm in Communications 150 (Studio C)
Presented by the Film and Digital Media Department
Free and Open to the Public

Lineup:

April 18: Diamond Dreams

  • A Spy in the House that Ruth Built (Vanalyne Green, 1990, video, 29 min)
  • American Dreams: Lost and Found (James Benning, 1984, 16mm film transferred to video, 55 min)

 

April 25: A Beautiful Game
Curated with Astria Suparak

  • México vs Brasil (summary) (Miguel Calderón, 2004, video, 9 min)
  • Zidane World Cup Headbutt Animation Festival (Anil Dash, 2006, video, 1 min)
  • Inuit High Kick (Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, 2010, video, 3 min)
  • Refait (Pied la Biche, 2009, video, 16 min) ­
  • Dock Ellis & the LSD No-No (James Blagden [produced by Christopher Isenberg; based on an interview of Ellis by Donnell Alexander & Neille Ilel], 2009, video, 4.5 min)
  • Robert Parish (Paper Rad [Jacob Ciocci, Jessica Ciocci, & Ben Jones], 2004, video, 2 min)
  • Lyra Angelica (Lisa Young 2004, video, 5.5 min)
  • Football (Ana Hušman, 2011, 16mm film transferred to video, 15 min)
  • Home (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2008, Super 8 transferred to video, 1.5 min)

 

May 2: Wednesday Night Football

  • A Fall Trip Home (Nathaniel Dorsky, 1964, 16mm film, 11 min)
  • TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl (TVTV, 1976, video, 47 min)

 

**May 17 7:10pm in Oakes 105 (RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 9)**: The Nation’s Finest + Launch of INCITE Journal #7/8: Sports
Curated with Astria Suparak, cosponsored by CDAR

  • Two Finger Kung Fu (Internet, c. 2009, GIF, 5 sec)
  • Lake Placid ’80 (Nam June Paik, 1980, video, 4 min)
  • Putting the Balls Away (Tara Mateik, 2008, video, 19 min)
  • The Nation’s Finest (Keith Piper, 1990, video, 7 min)
  • demonstrating the imaginary body (excerpt) (I AM A BOYS CHOIR, 2015, video, 12 min [of 28 min])
  • How Great You Are O Son of the Desert!, Part I (Haig Aivazian, 2013, video, 26 min)
  • Olympiad (Lillian Schwartz, 1971, 16mm film transferred to video, 3 min)
  • Half-Court Flip Basketball Shot (Internet, 2013, GIF, 4 sec)

 

May 16: Rise Up

  • 21st Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (Skip Blumberg, 1983, video, 27 min)
  • The Double Dutch Divas! (Nicole Franklin, 2001, video, 30 min)

 

May 23: Olympic Variations

  • General Hospital/Olympic Women Speed Skating (Dara Birnbaum, 1980, video, 6 min)
  • Cerro Pelado (Santiago Álvarez, 1966, 35mm film transferred to video, 35 min)
  • Bye Bye Kipling (Nam June Paik, 1986, video, 30 min)

 

May 30: Future Sports

  • Muscle Panic Practice Makes (Hazel Meyer, 2016, video, 1 min)
  • Punishment Park (Peter Watkins, 1971, 35mm film transferred to video, 88 min)

 

 

When: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Location: 
Communications Building, Room 150 (Studio C)