IMAGE MACHINES, A Screening curated by faculty member Grahame Weinbren

"IMAGE MACHINES" Screening at Anthology


Anthology Film Archives
2nd Ave/2nd Street, NYC
7:30 Weds Jan 25th 2017 $10

The title of the Fall 2016 issue of Millennium Film Journal – IMAGE MACHINES – invites readers to consider artists’ moving image as an interplay between the activities and intentions of filmmakers and the variety of machines and methods employed in the creation of their works. Through disarming voice-overs, archival excavations, and personal interventions, these digital and photo-chemical works chart the leaky tensions between interior and exterior landscapes. Displaying a technical and poetic eclecticism, and marked by an attention to the charged relationship between content, technology, and form, these films enact a broad imagination of the “image machine” and its discontents.

The screening celebrates the publication of Millennium Film Journal No. 64 “Image Machines.”

The program consists of 16mm and digital video films, featuring “Serpentine” by Stephanie Wuertz, and five short films by experienced and lesser known filmmakers from the United States, Germany and Sweden. Many were included in 2016 international film festivals and are rarely, if ever, seen in NY. Some filmmakers and writers will be present.

The Program:

• Christoph Girardet SYNTHESIS (Germany, 2015, 8 min)

• Nina Yuen NARCISSUS (U.S., 2016, 10 min)

• Richard Dinter SNOW / SNÖ (Sweden, 2016, 10 min)

• Bill Morrison THE DOCKWORKER’S DREAM (U.S./Portugal, 2016, 18 min)

• Clemens von Wedemeyer THE HORSES OF A CAVALRY CAPTAIN / DIE PFERDE DES RITTMEISTERS (Germany, 2015, 10 min)

• Stephanie Wuertz's SERPENTINE (U.S., 2014, 27 min)

Reviews and discussions of these works, including Scott MacDonald's in-depth interview with filmmaker Bill Morrison, are included in Millennium Film Journal No. 64.

For more information visit Anthology Film Archives.