Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience 30 beautiful, provocative, and poetic avant-garde films that are part of “21st Century Limited: Experimental Films 2000-2009” on July 18th and 25th.
Drawn from Film Comment magazine’s best-of-the-decade poll, six Sunday programs in July will showcase some of the most memorable experimental works from the first decade of the 21st century.
Published by The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Film Comment magazine has long championed film from the avant-garde in its pages and through an annual series it presents, Views from the Avant-Garde. For this year’s “21st Century Limited,” the magazine tapped a 46-strong international group of curators, critics, and artist/educators to generate a list of the best of the first decade of the 21st century.
In this powerful and wide-ranging selection of avant-garde favorites, you’ll see work by Peter Hutton, Stan Brakhage, Cannes-winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Bruce Conner, Robert Beavers, Miranda July, Lewis Klahr, Peggy Ahwesh, Peter Kubelka, Nathaniel Dorsky, Jeanne Liotta, David Gatten, Peter Tscherkassky, Michael Robinson, Phil Solomon, Daichi Saito, Jennifer Reeves, Ben Russell, Tomanari Nishikawa, Pat O’Neill, Ben Rivers, Laida Lertxundi, Janie Geiser, Travis Wilkerson, Jim Finn, Kevin Everson, Leslie Thornton, The Speculative Archive, Stephanie Barber, Vincent Grenier. Plus, enjoy in-person appearances by film artists David Gatten and Jeanne Liotta.
21st Century Limited
Experimental Films 2000-2009
July 11, 18 & 25
Presented by Views from the Avant-Garde and Film Comment
See below for how to save $2 on your ticket!
* * *
Keep up-to-date on upcoming avant-garde films from the Film Society of Lincoln Center throughout the year:
- Sign up for their mailing list at filmlinc.com/signup
(All new subscribers the avant-garde/experimental list will also recieve a code for $2 off tickets)
- Follow @filmlinc on Twitter,
(Tweet about the 21st Century Limited series and include @filmlinc and you’ll get a DM with a code to save $2 off the price of a ticket)
- Become a Fan of Views from the Avant Garde on Facebook
Entering its 14th year, Views from the Avant-Garde is an annual celebration under the auspices of the New York Film Festival, screening the best and boldest experimental film and video from around the world.
CONNECT TO THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
Black American Portraits features over two centuries of artworks centering Black artists and subjects.
A love of Black art and history was the bedrock of the friendship between Dell Marie Hamilton and Susan Denker, who had markedly different racial, economic, and generational subject positions.
With what he says is his final museum bow, Fitzpatrick shines a light on the colorful diversity that composes his city.
The question of race — however hidden, however camouflaged by the shouts of the crowds — is a constant theme and an unanswered challenge.
Weisman Museum of Art Presents Highlights From the Kinsey African American Art and History Collection
An exhibition at Pepperdine University in Malibu chronicles the achievements and contributions of African Americans over the last five centuries.
Brink is not a fun book, and it shouldn’t be.
Those who want to visit the museum muse have a surgical, KN95, N95, or KF94 face mask.
The residency program awards 17 visual artists a year of rent-free studio space in New York City. Applications are due by February 15.
This week, another Benin bronze is returned to Nigeria, looking at the Black Arts Movement in the US South, Senegal’s vibrant new architecture, why films are more gray, and much more.
It is precisely Moon’s openness to using any source that makes her work flamboyant, captivating, odd, funny, smart, uncanny, comically monstrous, and unsettling. And, most of all, over the top.
Tensions between resistance to Surrealism as cultural imperialism and the embrace of it as a universalist vision of freedom unfettered run through the show.