Film Screening

Thursday, February 18, 2010
Some American Experiments

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

Some American Experiments

Date + Time

Thursday, February 18, 2010
7:00 p.m.


Phyllis Wattis Theater


Gertie the Dinosaur, Winsor McCay, 1914, 9 min., 16mm
Le retour à la raison, Man Ray, 1923, 5 min., 16mm
Steamboat Willie, Ub Iwerks/Disney Studio, 1928, 5 min., 16mm
The River, Pare Lorentz, 1937, 30 min., 16mm
Ritual in Transfigured Time, Maya Deren, 1946, 15 min., 16mm
Light Reflections, Jim Davis, 1949, 15 min., 16mm
The Bells of Atlantis, Ian Hugo, 1953, 9 min., 16mm
Zig Zag, Frank Stauffacher, 1948, 8 min., 16mm
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: Maya Deren, Ritual in Transfigured Time (still), 1946; courtesy Anthology Film Archives. Prints courtesy of British Film Institute, Anthology Film Archives and New York Museum of Modern Art