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Abigail Child at Pacific Film Archive and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Oct.30 & Nov. 1st

Posted October 23rd, 2013 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

Wednesday, October 30, 2013:  Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley California.


7:00 p.m. The Films of Abigail Child Abigail Child (U.S., 1983–2013). Abigail Child in person. Works spanning thirty years of the filmmaker’s career, from 16mm to digital, that reveal Child’s roots in language poetry, and feature her genre-jumping juxtapositions of public and private histories. (73 mins)
Pacific Film Archive, 2575 Bancroft Way between College and Telegraph, Berkeley. Directions / Parking

• Friday, November 1, 2013: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco California.

7:30 p.m. Screening Experiments in Narrative Form. UNBOUND: Scenes from the Life of Mary Shelley, & Dark Dark (US/Italy 2001-2013). “an inversion of narrative, re-siting Romanticism through an infinitely caressing yet ruptured and painterly lens.” —Adeena Karasick. “The creative anachronism of home movies before the invention of film,UNBOUND achieves a playful mastery of form.”— Jim Supanick BOMB. “Exuberant… visually gorgeous… ahead of the curve, mixing narrative, avant-garde and expanded cinema.” Tina Wasserman, Full Frame. Directed, shot and edited by Abigail Child. Music by Zeena Parkins. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street San Francisco Ca. 94103