2 or 3 Things I Know About Her

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

The “her” of Godard’s 1967 masterpiece is Paris in the throes of redevelopment. It’s also a Parisian housewife who moonlights—or, rather, daylights—as a prostitute in order to afford the luxuries of urban living. Less a narrative than a succession of... Read More

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Films by Mary Helena Clark

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Mary Helena Clark is an artist working in film, video, and installation. Her work uses the language of collage, often bringing together disparate subjects and styles that suggest an exterior logic or code, to explore dissociative states through cinema. Working... Read More

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Taming the Garden

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

A powerful man and anonymous man has developed an unusual hobby. He buys century-old trees, some as tall as 15-story buildings, from communities along the Georgian coast and has them excavated to collect them for his private garden. In order... Read More

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Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie?

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Undaunted by a commission to make a film about his mentors and aesthetic exemplars, the filmmaking team of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, Costa records with great sensitivity and insight the exacting process by which the two re-edit their film... Read More

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Ossos

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

The first film in Pedro Costa’s transformative trilogy about Fontainhas, an impoverished quarter of Lisbon, Ossos is a tale of young lives torn apart by desperation. After a suicidal teenage girl gives birth, she misguidedly entrusts her baby’s safety to the troubled,... Read More

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Dry Ground Burning

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

A lightning rod dispatch from contemporary—and maybe future—Brazil, this astonishing mix of documentary and speculative fiction takes place in the nearly postapocalyptic environs of the Sol Nascente favela in Brasilia. Here, fearsome outlaw Chitara leads an all-female gang that siphons... Read More

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Ossos

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

The first film in Pedro Costa’s transformative trilogy about Fontainhas, an impoverished quarter of Lisbon, Ossos is a tale of young lives torn apart by desperation. After a suicidal teenage girl gives birth, she misguidedly entrusts her baby’s safety to the troubled,... Read More

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Dry Ground Burning

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

A lightning rod dispatch from contemporary—and maybe future—Brazil, this astonishing mix of documentary and speculative fiction takes place in the nearly postapocalyptic environs of the Sol Nascente favela in Brasilia. Here, fearsome outlaw Chitara leads an all-female gang that siphons... Read More

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Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Santiago Muñoz is a film and video maker, and the uncontrived, observational style of her art aligns it with the sensibility of documentary film while also blurring the boundaries between fact and fiction. Despite its ostensible simplicity, Santiago Muñoz’s work... Read More

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O’ Soleil

Mitchell Hall, Room B91 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

A furious cry of resistance against racist oppression and a revolutionary landmark of political cinema, this feature debut from Mauritanian director Med Hondo is a bitterly funny, dazzlingly experimental attack on capitalism and the legacy of colonialism. Soleil Ô follows a starry-eyed... Read More

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