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Anthology Film Archives: The Films Of Shirley Clarke

By Mike Everleth ⋅ April 22, 2009

Outdoor corner of the Anthology Film Archives building

April 22-28
Various Times (see below)
Anthology Film Archives
2nd Ave. at 2nd St.

Hosted by: Anthology Film Archives

“The Films of Shirley Clarke” is a 7-day retrospective of the legendary underground director. She was one of the pioneers of the ’60s New American Cinema Group and a founder of the Film-Makers’ Cooperative. Her films range from dance films to documentaries to experimental shorts and narrative features. This retrospective will include both her short films and her features. Titles and times are below:

“Shorts Program 1”:
Dance in the Sun
In Paris Parks
Moment in Love
Brussels Loops
Bridges-Go-Round (Recently preserved print!)
-Wed. April 22 at 7:00 and Tues. April 28 at 9:00.

The Cool World
1964, 105 minutes, 16mm.
-Wed. April 22 at 8:30 and Sat. April 25 at 7:00.

The Connection
1962, 110 minutes, 35mm.
-Thurs. April 23 at 7:00 and Sat. April 25 at 9:15.

Rome Burns: A Portrait of Shirley Clarke, dirs Noel Burch, Andre S. Labarthe
1970, 54 minutes, video.
-Thurs. April 23 at 9:15 and Mon. April 27 at 7:00.

Portrait of Jason
1967, 105 minutes, 35mm.
-Fri. April 24 at 7:00 and Mon. April 27 at 8:30.

Ornette: Made in America
1985, 85 minutes, 16mm.
-Fri. April 24 at 9:15 and Sun. April 26 at 7:00.

“Shorts Program 2”:
Four Journeys into Mystic Time
1979, 60 minutes, 16mm.
-Sat. April 25 at 5:30.

“Shorts Program 3”:
TeePee Video Space Troupe:
The Early Years
-Thurs. April 9 at 9:30 and Sun. April 26 at 5:30.

“Shorts Program 3”:
Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel With the World
-Sun. April 26 at 9:00 and Tues. April 28 at 7:00.

For more information, please visit the Anthology Film Archives site.

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