I¹ll be there.



On 4/10/14 11:53 AM, "Shelly Silver" <silver...@earthlink.net> wrote:

> dear all:
> very last minute invite.  i'll be heading west this weekend for a screening at
> REDCAT.  it would be great to see any los angeles frameworks folks there!
> best,
> shelly
> Monday, April 14, 2014, 8:30 pm
> Shelly Silver: Intimate Visions and Public Spaces
> ³By staking her right to documentary material as well as fictional writing,
> Shelly Silver sizes up the likelihood of an imaginary point of view reaching a
> truth more subtle than autobiographical truth.² ‹Cinéma du Réel
> Jack H. Skirball Series
> This screening of two works by Shelly Silver begins with What I¹m Looking For
> (2004, digital video, 15 min.), the second in her trilogy of fictional essay
> films shot in public spaces, which explores the relationship between a female
> photographer and subjects
 met on the Internet. The program continues with
> Touch (2013, digital video, 68 min.), in which a gay man recounts, mostly in
> Mandarin, his return to New York¹s Chinatown after 50 years in order to care
> for his dying mother. Like the narrator‹a librarian, cataloguer and
> recorder‹the city has changed and yet the past still haunts familiar streets.
> The character is an invention of the filmmaker, but as her narrator confides,
> ³words make the impossible imaginable, therefore possible.² Currently chair of
> Columbia¹s Visual Arts Program, Silver has utilized video, film and still
> photography to investigate contested territories between public and private,
> narrative and documentary, the watcher and the watched.
> Funded in part with generous support from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts
> and Sciences.
> Curated by Steve Anker and Bérénice Reynaud.
> http://www.redcat.org/event/shelly-silver
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