Artist Talk and Screening

An Evening with Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Part of Modern Cinema: Criterion Collection and Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and Artist Talks

Thursday, October 13, 2016
7 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

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Join visionary filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul for an illustrated discussion of his films and his art. The featured filmmaker in our inaugural Modern Cinema program, Apichatpong’s work is also on view in SFMOMA’s Media Arts exhibition Film as Place. Recognized as one of the most original voices in contemporary cinema, Apichatpong’s moving-image practice encompasses feature films, shorts and installations. This is a rare opportunity to discover his fertile cross-pollination of art and cinema, and to explore the themes that illuminate these unique works with the filmmaker himself.

Films and schedules may be subject to change.

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Three Weekends of Modern Cinema

Join us for Modern Cinema, a new film series unfolding over three weekends in October—themes include films that haunt cinema, the spectral work of Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and tales of horror and the supernatural.