Film Screening

Thursday, February 11, 2010
The Europeans: Creating a Context

Part of 75 Years in the Dark: A Partial History of Film at SFMOMA

The Europeans: Creating a Context

Date + Time

Thursday, February 11, 2010
7:00 p.m.


Phyllis Wattis Theater


The Smiling Madame Beudet, Germaine Dulac, 1922, 35 min., 16mm
Study No. 7, Oskar Fischinger, 1931, 3 min., 16mm
Rain, Joris Ivens, 1929, 15 min., 35mm
Composition in Blue, Oskar Fischinger, 1935, 4 min., 35mm
Carmen, Lotte Reiniger, 1932, 11 min., 16mm
A Colour Box, Len Lye, 1935, 5 min., 35mm
The Vampire, Jean Painlevé, 1945, 9 min., 35mm with English subtitles
Swinging the Lambeth Walk, Len Lye, 1940, 3 min., 35mm
Curated by Scott MacDonald, film historian

Admission + Ticketing

$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium). Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

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Image: Joris Ivens, Regen (aka Rain), 1929; courtesy Video Yesteryear/Photofest; © Video Yesteryear. Prints courtesy of Canyon Cinema, Center for Visual Music, British Film Institute, New York Museum of Modern Art, LightCone, and Cultures France with assistance from the San Francisco French Consulate.