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Memory

Directed by Stuart Eagon

A little city symphony in 16mm black and white that portrays people, buildings, parks and streets with photographic sensitivity and

Memory & Observation

Directed by Various

This program of old and new explores memory, observation, and film’s unique and varied abilities to visualize the act of

Misfire

Directed by Miles Sprietsma

A walk becomes a dance of nicotine-induced frustration.

MOMADReD

Directed by Jefferson Kincaid

Portland animator and long-time cable access producer Jefferson Kincaid’s new animated feature started out as a dive into the world

Night Two: Interaction of Formats

Directed by Richard Serra, Phyllis Baldino, Joshua Bonnetta, George Barber

* Rescheduled to Monday, December 19th due to inclement weather * This program features four kindred films with colo(u)r as

North South East West

Directed by Vanessa Renwick

Vanessa Renwick's films reveal the hidden stories & secret lives that define our great national weirdness, imbued with the radical

Not Sorry #2: Vessels

Directed by Various

How does the body tell a story, and whose story is it? Is it meant to please itself or give

Not Sorry #4: Consumer

Directed by Various

Critiquing popular culture by re-appropriating found footage source materials or by restaging stereotypes are common strategies in the experimental film

O.K. End Here

Directed by Robert Frank

A day in the lives of a man and woman who live together in New York City. It is Sunday,

Ocean Falls

Directed by Ryan Ermacora, Jessica Johnson

A reflective portrait of an idealistic wooded community that seems suspended in time and exists within an unspoiled landscape.

Open Road

Directed by Alain Letourneau

VISITING ARTIST—Building on the quiet, evocative 16mm images that marked his earlier EMPTY QUARTER (2011), LeTourneau’s new experimental documentary examines

Paradise Not Yet Lost, or Oona’s Third Year

Directed by Jonas Mekas

Mekas’s fourth major diary film was shot in 1977, the third year of his daughter Oona’s life, in which they