Sunday, Nov 7: Paul Sharits Program at the Anthology Film Archives
More info here at the Anthology Film Archives website.
1968-70, 41 minutes, 16mm, color. Preserved by Anthology Film Archives with support from the National Film Preservation Foundation.
“A conceptual lap dissolve from ‘water currents’ to ‘film strip currents’/Dedicated to my son Christopher.” –P.S.
“Yes, S:S:S:S:S:S is beautiful. The successive scratchings of the stream-image film is very powerful vandalism. The film is a very complete organism with all the possible levels really recognized.” –Michael Snow
T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G (1969, 12 minutes, 16mm)
Newly preserved print!
Starring poet David Franks whose voice appears on soundtrack/an uncutting and unscratching mandala.
“Merges violence with purity.” –P. Adams Sitney
“Surrealist tour de force.” –Parker Tyler
Total running time: ca. 60 minutes.