Night of Women's Film

Night of Women's Film

Anthology Film Archives - 32 Second Avenue, NYC

April 14, 2009 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

6:00 PM - Eye Am: Women Behind the Lens Shorts

A cable tv series and traveling festival showcasing women's memoir spanning across all genres of film and video. Tonight's short films feature women confronting their identity and the notion of Other.
Featuring films by Sarah Klein, Ruth Hererra, Zulma Aguiar, Oriana Fox, & Diana Arce. EA airs @ 9:30-10:30pm the 1st Sunday of the month on: Manhattan Neighborhood Network Time Warner #34/ RCN #82 (in Manhattan)& Streaming Live Online at (Worldwide)

7:00 PM - Death Jewel Video

A cross-genre program of shorts featuring film and video gems which respond to death with reflections on mortality, intimate and communal loss, human ritual, and violence.

  • Where is There Room? Sonali Gulati, Antonio Paez, & Byron Karabatsos (16mm to video, 2003)
  • What I Love About Dying Silas Howard (video, 2006)
  • Brighter Death Now Jennifer MacDonald (hand drawn animation, 2002)
  • Violet Akiko Hatakeyama (video, 2008)
  • Chapter 22 (The Odyssey) Eileen Myles (video, 2007)
  • Strange Miss Otis Kara Lynch (video)
  • The Moon's Pyramid Venus Sobranes (super 8, 2003)
  • The Sky Will Save Us? Miatta Kawinzi (video, 2008)
  • I Remember Now, We Never Danced, I Miss You, Goodbye. Diane Bonder (16mm, 2006)

8:00 PM

Bernice Perry: Queen of Sinatraland (2008, 17 minutes) Bernice Perry is an 83 year-old songwriter who has been producing her own public access television show for 37 years. Her life and work, inspired by Frank Sinatra has a haunting quality that forces us to ask questions about definitions of celebrity, nostalgia, and reality. Film by Victoria Kereszi

SITTIN' ON A MILLION (2008, 26 minutes) Presents these stories in all their contradictory glory, alongside vintage erotica, reenactments, and street performances asks us to consider the role of memory and imagination in creating history, and reminds us about all those ordinary, extraordinary people erased from the official record. Film by Penny Lane & Annmarie Lanesey

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