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An Evening with Su Friedrich

An Evening with Su Friedrich

Filmmaker Su Friedrich joins Union Docs for a film screening and discussion, following her workshop with the Union Docs masterclass. She screens her non-fiction works Seeing Red (2005) and Odds of Recovery (2002) and answers questions about the films and her other work. Fore more information about the event and the films screened, click here. [...]

Posted: Jan 13th, 2010 | Comments: 1
Low Cost / No Cost and the City

Low Cost / No Cost and the City

Christopher Allen, founder and director of UnionDocs, independent producer and new head of programming at UnionDocs, Steve Holmgren, Rich Siegmeister and Bob Morris of Reel13, and Keith Boynton and Mike Lavoie of 12films12weeks met at DCTV for a New York Film/Video Council discussion about low-cost filmmaking, exploring how filmmakers with low budgets can produce valuable work. Read moderator [...]

Posted: Dec 9th, 2009 | Comments: 1
Caroline Alexander – The War That Killed Achilles

Caroline Alexander – The War That Killed Achilles

The story of the Trojan War is immortalized in Homer’s epic of epic poems, The Iliad and brought to life in Caroline Alexander’s The War That Killed Achilles – a work that Ken Burns calls “a triumph.” Through the hero Achilles, The Iliad draws on the true nature of what it means to be a [...]

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009 | Comments: 1
Commentary: The Author Series / The War That Killed Achilles

Commentary: The Author Series / The War That Killed Achilles

Sara Elliott Holliday, The New York Society Library THIRTEEN and The New York Society Library have four to six Author Series events a year since 1997. The lectures are created with the Patrons of these two instutions in mind, cultivating a large base of literate and socially conscious New Yorkers who make a focused and [...]

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009 | Comments: 0
Catherine Sullivan: Public Art Fund Talks

Catherine Sullivan: Public Art Fund Talks

Catherine Sullivan’s work oscillates between the uncanny and camp, eliciting a profound critique of “acceptable” behavior in today’s media-saturated society. Her anxiety inducing films and live performances reveal the degree to which everyday gestures and emotional states are scripted and performed, probing the border between innate and learned behavior. Join Catherine Sullivan as she discusses [...]

Posted: Nov 19th, 2008 | Comments: 0
Linda Nochlin on the Goals of Art Criticism

Linda Nochlin on the Goals of Art Criticism

The goals of art history differ from the goals of art criticism. Professor Linda Nochlin, art historian and Professor of Modern Art at New York University, addresses these differences. Her recent publications include Women in the 19th Century: Categories and Contradictions (1997), and Representing Women (1999).This event was cosponsored by the Vera List Center for [...]

Posted: Nov 10th, 2008 | Comments: 0
Martin Ramirez: The Archive and The Repertoire

Martin Ramirez: The Archive and The Repertoire

Martin Ramirez (1895 – 1963) created hundreds of drawings of remarkable visual clarity and expressive power within the confines of DeWitt State Hospital in northern California, where he resided the last 15 years of his life. Ramirez had been codified primarily as a “schizophrenic artist,” but the American Folk Art Museum exhibition goes beyond the [...]

Posted: Nov 6th, 2008 | Comments: 3
Alluring Androids and Robots in Film, Photography and Art

Alluring Androids and Robots in Film, Photography and Art

Filmmakers, photographers, and artists have long been fascinated by the idea of artificial women that seem alive. The Stepford Wives, Lara Croft, the latest in Japanese female robots look so real they can easily fool the eye. Professor Julie Wosk of State University of New York, Maritime College, showcases colorful images of female robots, androids, [...]

Posted: Oct 30th, 2008 | Comments: 0
Wicked: From Page to Stage

Wicked: From Page to Stage

Wicked, the Broadway smash musical and winner of 20 major awards, including a Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, is based on the bestselling novel by Gregory Maguire about two witches in the Land of Oz. Bookwriter Winnie Holzman, composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and producer David Stone, will discuss the process of adapting the novel to [...]

Posted: Oct 28th, 2008 | Comments: 0
Sidney Lumet in Conversation with Neal Gabler

Sidney Lumet in Conversation with Neal Gabler

Sidney Lumet is a master of cinema and was awarded the Oscar for lifetime achievement in 2005. Long Day’s Journey into Night, Serpico, Network, Dog Day Afternoon, and The Pawn Broker are just a handful of films on his resume. Dog Day Afternoon (1975), a complex masterpiece about a bungled bank robbery in New York [...]

Posted: Oct 22nd, 2008 | Comments: 0
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