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Films by Andrew Noren and Björn Kämmerer

Ongoing

Please note: These screenings were originally scheduled for Saturday, January 23, and will now be shown as part of a combined program.

Andrew Noren Memorial Screening: The Lighted Field
Dir. Andrew Noren. U.S., 1987, 59 mins. 16mm. “I’m a light thief and a shadow bandit,” said the late filmmaker Andrew Noren, who died in 2015. “The lovers, light and shadow, and their offspring space and time are my themes, working with their particularities is my passion and delight.” A major yet neglected figure in American avant-garde filmmaking, one of his masterworks, The Lighted Field combines shimmering diaristic footage with flashes of archival footage.
 
Films by Björn Kämmerer
With Björn Kämmerer in person

Dir. Björn Kämmerer. Austria, 2004–2015, 35mm. Austrian filmmaker Björn Kämmerer makes sensuous yet rigorous visual studies in 35mm film, transforming photographed imagery into abstract patterns, with great attention to light and form. This 45-minute program includes Navigator, Trigger, Gyre, Turret, Torque, Escalator, Aim, Dawn, and Sicherheitsalarm. Organized by Aliza Ma, program director at the Metrograph.

Tickets: $12 ($9 for senior citizens and students / free for members at the Film Lover level and above). Tickets will be available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets for the original Jan. 23 show will be honored.

All tickets include same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours).

 

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