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Early Abstraction in Film

Wednesday January 22, 2014
7  –  8:30 pm
Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario
Public $12 | Members $10 | Students $8

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We focus on an early period of cinematic creativity and experimentation with this program of early abstract films chosen from the Art Gallery of Ontario’s collection, with introductory remarks by film historian Michael Zryd.

Including
Walter Ruttman, Lightplay, Opus No.1, 1921
Man Ray, Le retour à la raison, 1923
Oskar Fischinger, Wax Experiments, 1923
Henri Chomette, Jeux des reflets, lumière et de la vitesse, 1923
Viking Eggeling, Symphonie Diagonale, 1924
Fernand Léger, Ballet mécanique, 1924
Marcel Duchamp/Man Ray, Anemic Cinema, 1926
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Berliner Stilleben/Berlin Still Life, 1926
Man Ray, Emak Bakia, 1927

All films screening in 16mm format.

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