Film Program: Flicker and Wow

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Slack Bay

Directed by Bruno Dumont

“If Mr. Bean were to sneeze on a Magritte painting, the result would look something like Slack Bay.”

July 11 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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The Show About the Show

Directed by Caveh Zahedi

A show in which every episode is about the making of the previous episode.

April 25 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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Look and Learn, Parts 1 and 3

Look and Learn (Parts 1 and 3)

By Janie Geiser

Excavates the visual vocabulary we use to operate the daily material world.

March 23-26 ยท KMA

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Open Ended (2017)

Open Ended

Directed by Kevin Jerome Everson

The materiality of life, light, gesture, and decay.

UT Downtown Gallery

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Benjamin Smoke (2000)

Benjamin Smoke (2000)

Dir. by Jem Cohen

What is the sound of the queer southern blues?

March 23 · Regal Riviera · 3:45 P.M.

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Films for One to Eight Projectors

Directed by Roger Beebe

An immersive audio/visual experience.

March 24 · KMA · 1:15 P.M.

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Instrument (2003)

Instrument (2003)

Directed by Jem Cohen

A rough-hewn portrait of musicians at work.

March 25 · Regal Riviera · 10:00 A.M.

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Duck Amuck (1953)

Flicker & Wow Kids!

Free and open to the public!

A family-friendly intro to film and animation, both new and old.

March 25 · KMA · 10:30 A.M.

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The Surface Below

Short Films by Kevin Jerome Everson

Eight films with an interest in digging beneath the surface.

March 25 · KMA · 12:15 P.M.

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Double Vision

Short Films by Janie Geiser

Recent work by one of America’s premier experimental filmmakers.

March 25 · KMA · 2:00 P.M.

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Book of Days (1989)

Book of Days (1989)

Directed by Meredith Monk

A “film for the ears” by the always inventive Meredith Monk

March 26 · TN Theatre · 10:00 A.M.

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Flicker & Wow 1

Short Film Program

Six films about creativity and the digital/analog divide.

March 26 · KMA · 1:30 P.M.

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Lost Book Found (1996)

Lost Book Found (1996)

Directed by Jem Cohen

Melds documentary and narrative into a complex meditation on city life.

March 26 · Regal Riviera · 3:00 P.M.

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Flicker & Wow 2

Short Film Program

Six films that start and stutter and stutter and stop.

March 26 · KMA · 4:00 P.M.

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Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present

Directed by Tyler Hubby

The life and works of the groundbreaking artist, musician, and educator.

Mar. 7 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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The Dreamed Ones

Directed by Ruth Beckermann

A staged correspondence between poets Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan.

Feb. 7 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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Methane Ghosts

Directed by William Randall

Landfill on the edge of town and the bureaucratic process of filming it.

Jan. 11 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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The Illinois Parables

Directed by Deborah Stratman

A suite of Midwestern parables that question the historical role of belief.

Jan. 11 · The Pilot Light · 7:30 p.m.

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