In the context of film, silence helps us appreciate the beauty and gift that is our sense of sight.
Tag: Stan Brakhage
Movie Tuesday: For the love of experimental film
With a nod to this week’s Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, capsules from the archives about avant-garde cinema
Fall’s best concerts and music festivals
Chance the Rapper’s Magnificent Coloring Day, Seu Jorge, and more of the season’s best live music
The screening environment as choker hold
Certain movies are best appreciated in a pitch-black room.
Meet some cool cats of avant-garde cinema this Friday and Saturday
Previewing a program of cat-related experimental shorts playing on Friday and Saturday
This week in tactile cinema: Monsters University and Stan Brakhage
The great avant-garde filmmaker and the Pixar animators use the technology at their disposal to create images you can practically touch; the similarities pretty much end there.
Portrait of Jason delves inside a hustler’s world
Portrait of Jason delves inside a hustler’s world.
A list of 20 notable classics and rediscoveries that screened in Chicago in 2012
The year in revival screenings
The Reader’s Agenda: Fri 12/7
What’s on the Agenda for Friday, December 7, 2012
This Sunday’s moviegoing dilemma: programs screen simultaneously
Previewing programs by Phil Solomon and Wladyslaw Starewicz
The Reader’s Agenda: Fri 9/7
What’s on the Agenda for Friday, September 7, 2012
See the light in Hyde Park tomorrow
Previewing a program of three experimental classics that draw inspiration from poetry
WHPK’s next Pictures and Sounds is Saturday
Experimental guitarist Bill Orcutt is the big name at Saturday’s Pictures and Sounds program
Films by Joseph Cornell 1937-1965
Doc Films shows short films by New York surrealist Joseph Cornell on Tuesday 1/12.
The Smell of Death
Inspired by the loss of his uncle, The Smell of Death was the last film Bruce Wood made before a 25-year hiatus from cinema, during which he painted and ran East Garfield Park’s Fenway Gallery. Wood, who moved to Chicago in the 70s to study under Stan Brakhage at the School of the Art Institute, […]