A Film by Andrei Tarkovsky
“Tarkovsky is for me the greatest.”
NOSTALGHIA is Andrei Tarkovsky’s brooding late masterpiece, a darkly poetic vision of exile. It was the first of his features to be made outside of Russia, the home to which he would never return.
BONUS! Don’t miss renowned French filmmaker Chris Marker’s ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF ANDREI ARSENEVICH, an homage to his friend and colleague, Andrei Tarkovsky, who died in 1986.
Riddles of the Sphinx
A Film by Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen
|A landmark fusion of feminism and formal experimentation that seeks to create a non-sexist film language. Invoking and challenging traditional interpretations of the Oedipus story as a movement from matriarchal culture to patriarchal order, the film also probes representation in film itself.|
The central narrative section, about Louise, a middle-class woman, and her four-year-old daughter Ana, is an inquiry into the arbitrary nature of conventional film techniques that captures Louise’s struggles with motherhood in a patriarchal society.
A Film by C. Scott Willis
|The Emmy-winning, unflinching portrait of the late photographer Francesca Woodman, told through the young artist’s work (including experimental videos and journal entries) and remarkably candid interviews with her artist parents Betty and George (a ceramic sculptor and painter/photographer), who have continued their own artistic practices while watching Francesca’s professional reputation eclipse their own.|