Friday, September 28, 2007

Selected New Acquisitions This Week

The who: the kids are alright - DVD 3145
Die büchse der Pandora=Pandora's box - DVD 3144
La bête=The beast - DVD 3142
Rang de basanti=Paint it yellow - DVD 3140
Zoo - DVD 3139
Maachis - DVD 3136

Friday, September 21, 2007

Selected New Acquisitions This Week

Cruising - DVD 3132
The brothers Grimm - DVD 3131
The 3 penny opera - DVD 3125
Saturday night fever - DVD 3123
Art 21: season 3 - DVD 3119
Art 21: season 1 & 2 - DVD 3118

Friday, September 14, 2007

Selected New Acquisitions This Week

Deliver us from evil - DVD 1602
Chinjeolhan geumjassi=Sympathy for Lady Vengeance - DVD 3114
Boksuneun naui geot=Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance - DVD 3113
Inland empire - DVD 3109
The fisher king - DVD 3108
Forrest Gump - DVD 3106
Reel talent: first time films by legendary directors - DVD 3104
Garbo - The Signature Collection - DVD 3092-3100
God's warriors - DVD 3089-3091

Monday, September 10, 2007

It's FREE!: Film/Video Art series this fall at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

I missed the first one, an exhibition of a couple Hollis Frampton films this past weekend, but there are four more screenings on the calendar. The screenings will be at the McEvoy Auditorium in the museum which is located at 8th and F Sts. NW. (Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown on the Red Line). The remaining programs are:

Thursday, Sept. 20, 6 p.m., Mediated Narratives
This program features a selection of titles drawn from the history of independent film and video art. The works all represent, through a variety of formal and narrative strategies, how we see and imagine our world through the media. Included in the program are Morgan Fisher’s Projection Instructions (1976); George Landow’s Film in Which There Appear Sprocket Holes, Edge Lettering, Dirt Particles, Etc. (1965--66); Nam June Paik’s Videotape Study #3 (1967--69); John Baldessari’s Ed Henderson Recreates Movie Scenarios (1973); Sadie Benning’s It Wasn’t Love (1992); Peggy Ahwesh’s A Scary Movie (1993); Robert Breer’s Fuji (1974); and Kota Ezawa’s The Simpson Verdict (2002). (Approx. 90 min.) Please note that programs are unrated and some material may not be appropriate for all audiences.
- from their website.

Saturday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m., Vito Acconci: The Red Tapes

Thursday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m., Gary Hill: Word and Image

Thursday, Nov. 29, 6 p.m., Dan Graham: Rock My Religion


Friday, September 07, 2007

Selected New Acquisitions This Week

Gerry - DVD 3088
The candidate - DVD 3086
Sunrise - DVD 3084
Bee season - DVD 3079
The U.S. versus John Lennon - DVD 3078
Blowup - DVD 608
Seizure - VHS 7953

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Free Screenings on the AU campus: Center for Environmental Filmmaking Fall Series

All Shows are held in The Wechsler Theater at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.
3rd floor, Mary Graydon Center, American University,
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20016

Tuesday, September 18
Boyd Matson on Wild Filmmaking Adventures. Boyd hosts Wild Chronicles on PBS and has hosted National Geographic Explorer. Hear about his thrilling expeditions, high-adrenaline adventures, and being an up-close witness to amazing natural history and anthropology events.

Tuesday, October 9
Rhett Turner on the Bee Crisis. Rhett is a natural history documentary producer. He will show his renowned film Pollinators in Peril and talk about the crisis in bees.

Tuesday, October 16
David Hamlin from National Geographic. David is an Emmy award-winning filmmaker at National Geographic TV. His specialties include films on wildlife, adventure and archaeology.

Tuesday, October 30
Kathy Milani from the Humane Society of the United States. Kathy is a leading animal rights activist and uses video and film to fight for her cause.

Tuesday, November 6
Dan Basta, Director of NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary Program. Dan will show clips and talk about the power of storytelling and filmmaking to convey vital information about the nation’s natural resources.