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Millennium Film Workshop: Migration / Dislocation

Audience at the Millennium Film Workshop

Feb. 12
8:00 p.m.
Millennium Film Workshop
66 East 4th St.
New York, New York 10003

Hosted by: Millennium Film Workshop

To celebrate the publication of the 53rd issue of the Millennium Film Journal, the Film Workshop will be screening a selection of films that are discussed in the journal. The full lineup of films as well as the table of contents are listed below.

Each issue of the journal is dedicated to a particular theme. Issue #53 deals with the subjects of migration and dislocation. Articles include reviews of the 2010 New York Film Festival’s Views From the Avant-Garde section and of the excellent Treasures IV: American Avant-Garde Film 1947-1986 DVD box set. Plus, there are interviews with filmmakers Peter Rose¬†and Vincent Grenier, who each have a film screening, as well as tributes to the late Tom Chomont and Gary Beydler, who are both also represented with a film at this event.

You can order a copy of the Millennium Film Journal #53 here. Also, with the exception of the first issue and #16, you can order all back issues of the journal.

Here’s the full lineup of films screening:

My Way, dir. Amie Siegel (9.5 min.-2009)
Nightside, dir. Rebecca Meyers (4.5 min.-2009)
Piensa En Mi (Think of Me), dir. Alexandra Cuesta (15 min.-2009)
Vineland, dir. Laura Kraning (10 min.-2009)
Secondary Currents, dir. Peter Rose (16 min.-1983)
Les Chaises, dir. Vincent Grenier (8.5 min.-2005)
Pasadena Freeway Stills, dir. Gary Beydler (6 min.-1974)
7362, dir. Pat O’Neill (10 min.-1967)
TBA, dir. Tom Chomont

Cover for the Millennium Film Journal 53 featuring a hand holding a button

Here’s the table of contents of MFJ #53:

INTRODUCTION
Jessica Ruffin

REVIEWS
Patricia Castello Branco, “A Physicalist Approach to Images: Alexandre Estella’s Journey to the Center”
Laura Marks, “Mounir Fatmi’s Abstracting WInds”
Laura Marks, “Takeshi Murata’s Automated Animations”
Tony Pipolo, “Report on 13th Annual Views from the Avant-Garde”
Malcolm Turvey, “Report on Treasures IV: American Avant-Garde Film 1947-1986

INTERVIEWS
Kim Knowles, “I’m Trying to Speak with Light: An Interview with Peter Rose”
Katy Martin, “Here and There: An Interview with Vincent Grenier for an Exhibition in China”

ARTICLES
Jan-Christopher Horak, “Regarding Mekas: Avant-Garde Film and Audience Subjectivity”
Wanda Balzano, “Abigail Child‘s Mirror World: Feminist Reflections”

IN MEMORIAM
Tom Chomont
Gary Beydler


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