The Europeans: Creating a Context

Related Exhibitions Ewan Gibbs, Focus on Artists, The Anniversary Show, The View from Here, and Long Play

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

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Additional Info

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

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.