Experimental Films Inspire TR Ericsson

February 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – February 28, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
BCA, 2nd floor

About TR Ericsson

Chris Marker’s La Jetee

1962, black & white, unrated, 28 minutes, France
Chris Marker, filmmaker, poet, novelist, photographer, editor, and now videographer and digital multimedia artist, has been challenging moviegoers, philosophers, and himself for years with his complex queries about time, memory, and the rapid advancement of life on this planet. Marker’s La Jetée is one of the most influential, radical science-fiction films ever made, a tale of time travel told in still images.

Hollis Frampton’s Nostalgia
1971, black & white, unrated, 36 minutes, USA
To speak of Frampton’s films as merely structural riddles or philosophical proposals, fails to take into account their pleasurable and poetic nature. The gamelike qualities of his films prove playful rather than didactic and always retain a residue of enigma. Read on…

Bruce Baillie’s Mass for the Dakota Sioux
1964, black & white. unrated, 24 minutes, USA
A film Mass, dedicated to nobility and excellence. Read on…