SHOW & TELL: GUSTAV DEUTSCH / JURI RECHINSKY / JENNY PERLIN
July 12 – September 16
Each of our quarterly calendars contains hundreds of films and videos all grouped into a number of series or categories. Along with preservation screenings, theatrical premieres, thematic series, and retrospectives, we’re equally dedicated to presenting work by individuals operating at the vanguard of non-commercial cinema. Each month we showcase at least one such program, focusing on moving-image artists who are emerging, at their peak, or long-established but still prolific. These programs are collected under the rubric SHOW & TELL, to emphasize the presence of the filmmakers at each and every program.
This calendar brings visits from Gustav Deutsch, a key figure of Austrian avant-garde cinema who will be premiering his radically atypical SHIRLEY – VISIONS OF REALITY; Ukrainian documentary filmmaker, Juri Rechinsky; and NY-based artist and film- and videomaker Jenny Perlin, whose show coincides with an exhibition at Simon Preston Gallery.
This series is made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts’ Electronic Media and Film Presentation Funds grant program, administered by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (www.NYSCA.org, www.eARTS.org).
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