Lumiére and Company

Conceptualized by Philippe Poulet


Screening - Saturday, October 8, 2011, 7pm - 9pm

1995 | France/Denmark | 88 minutes | Unrated



Forty international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumiére Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895 using a special wooden camera. There were three rules: (1) The film could be no longer than 52 seconds, (2) No synchronized sound was permitted, and (3) Only three takes allowed. The results run the gamut: Greenaway's elaborate sequence, Zhang Yimou's convention thwarting joke, Abbas Kiarostami's simple and symbolic narrative, and David Lynch's bizarre miniature epic. 


This screening marks the closing of The Great Picture in the Culver Atrium. Preceding the film on Saturday from 5-6 pm, artists from The Legacy Project collective will be present to discuss the exhibition and sign their new The Great Picture book.




Events in Focus

Film

Manakamana

Screening - Friday, October 3, 2014, 7pm
Matinee - Saturday, October 4, 2014, 3pm
Screening - Saturday, October 4, 2014, 7pm


Performance

SHOW-IN 2014, a project by Brianna Skellie and Margit Galanter

Friday, October 3, 2014, 11am - 7pm
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, October 5, 2014, 11am - 1pm

Long weekend of dance, collaboration, sharing, and material development