Film Screening

Thursday, January 06, 2011
Cinemania Cinemania

Date + Time

Thursday, January 06, 2011
7:00 p.m.


Phyllis Wattis Theater


Angela Christlieb and Stephen Kijak, 2002, 83 min., video

Christlieb and Kijak's engaging documentary dives deep into the culture of cinephilia by examining the lives of five extreme movie fans in New York. "Film is a form of living," one subject declares; casting aside work and social interaction, these filmgoers believe a day not spent in a theater is a day wasted. Populated by opinionated neurotics and compulsives, this candid foray into obsession is a cinephile's ode to joy.


Introduced by Stella Lochman, education and public programs assistant, SFMOMA

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).

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Image: Angela Christlieb and Stephen Kijak, Cinemania (still), 2002; image courtesy of Stephen Kijak