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POSTPONED – Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera, screening and book party with author Joel Schlemowitz

Posted March 9th, 2020 in Events and Screenings, News / Events

Book Party and Screening for Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera, with author Joel Schlemowitz

Thursday, March 19th, 2020 – 7:30pm – POSTPONED TO A FUTURE DATE.

Artists’ Television Access – 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Tickets – $7 – $10 sliding scale

Co-presented with San Francisco Cinematheque

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Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera is an introductory experimental filmmaking guide focusing on the camera and its possibilities, published by Focal Press. Author Joel Schlemowitz will be on hand to sign copies for a book party and screening, with the book available for sale at a 20% discount off the list price. The screening will include work by filmmakers written about in the book from the Canyon Cinema collection. Films by Marie Menken, Guy Sherwin, Christopher Harris, Robert Todd, Lynne Sachs, Jon Behrens, Peter Hutton, Paul Clipson will screen!

Joel Schlemowitz is a Brooklyn-based experimental filmmaker and filmmaking instructor at The New School. His work has shown at numerous festivals and venues, including a screening of his feature film “78rpm” at Other Cinema in 2017.

More about the book and the author can be found at:


GO GO GO (Marie Menken, 1957, 5 minutes, 16mm)

Musical Stairs (Guy Sherwin, 1977, 10 minutes, 16mm)

28.IV.81 (Bedouin Spark) (Christopher Harris, 2009, 3 minutes, 16mm)

Evergreen (Robert Todd, 2006, 15.5 minutes, 16mm) 

Drawn and Quartered (Lynne Sachs, 1987, 4 minutes, 16mm)

Light Coins (Jon Behrens, Caryn Cline and Luke Sieczek, 2018, 4 minutes, 16mm projected digitally)

New York Portrait, Chapter I (Peter Hutton, 1979, 16 minutes, 16mm)

Light Year (Paul Clipson, Music by Tashi Wada , 2013, 10 minutes, 16mm)