America Is Hard To See: Film And Video Screenings

Dream States

FRI, May 1, 2015
8–9:40 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

Made in the early 1940s, these two films draw on dream imagery and surrealism to produce non-narrative experimental cinema:

Maya Deren (b. 1917, Kiev, Ukraine; d. 1961, New York, NY) At Land, 1944. 16mm film transferred to video, black-and-white, silent; 15 min. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee  2015.45

Hans Richter (b. 1888, Berlin, Germany; d. 1976, Minusio, Switzerland) Dreams That Money Can Buy, 1943. 16mm film transferred to video, color, sound; 85 min. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee  T.2014.151

This screening is free with Museum admission.