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From The Archives: BEFORE NEED
December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema presents…
From the Archives: BEFORE NEED
(Gunvor Nelson & Dorothy Wiley, 16mm, 75min., 1979)
“Because it had been so many years since we had worked together on a film, we were wondering if it was still possible to collaborate. We started with some dream images, a few actors, friends, and relatives. Slowly the film evolved into sequences or images that expressed the emotional discoveries of an aging woman. The snow had melted and it was impossible to repeat. Standards of Perfection applied to all the selves, the relationships, the layers of memory. Where are the tables for one?” – Dorothy Wiley & Gunvor Nelson
Curated by Zachary Epcar, MFA Candidate in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres. 16mm print courtesy of the Department’s Cinema Arts Archive.
The “From The Archives” series invites MFA Candidates from the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres to collaborate with the Department’s Archive to curate an evening for Experimental Tuesdays.
Much thanks to KATI KATCHEVER and BRITANY GUNDERSON of of the UWM Archives for their help in unvaulting and readying the films for this series. And thanks to ISAAC BROOKS of the Technical staff of the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres and of the Union Cinema’s Projection Booth for getting these imagery on the screen.
Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema are a free series unspooling on most Tuesdays throughout the semester that shares contemporary and canonical experimental media. Presented by the UWM Union Cinema and the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!