Film Screening

Show Business: Film and Expanded Cinema

Related Exhibition Bruce Conner, Part of Bruce Conner: I AM/I AM NOT

Friday, October 28, 2016
7 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

This event has come and gone.

Bruce Conner, LOOKING FOR MUSHROOMS, 1959-67/1996 (still), collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York, with the generous support of the New Art Trust; © Conner Family Trust, San Francisco

A riff on a party Bruce Conner threw for himself called “50 Years in Show Business,” this evening celebrates the artist’s cinematic work. Jean Conner introduces her husband’s film LOOKING FOR MUSHROOMS (1996), along with a selection of other works.

Selected films

A MOVIE (1958), 35mm

COSMIC RAY (1961), 16mm

VIVIAN (1964), 16mm

TEN SECOND FILM (1965), 16mm

THE WHITE ROSE (1967), 16mm

REPORT (1963–67), 16mm

MARYLIN TIMES FIVE (1973), 16mm

LOOKING FOR MUSHROOMS (1959–67/1996), 35mm

MONGOLOID (1978), 16mm

AMERICA IS WAITING (1981), 16mm

MEA CULPA (1981), 16mm

TAKE THE 5:10 TO DREAMLAND (1977), 16mm

VALSE TRISTE (1978), 16mm

EASTER MORNING (2008), digital projection