Working on It (Day Two)
Thursday, Mar 17 at 12:00 PM
Location: Redstone Theater
From March 16–18, the Museum functions as a laboratory for explorations of the creative process. These day-long sessions will bring together filmmakers, critics, and the general public for work-in-progress screenings and performances, artist talks and discussions. Events take place in the Museum’s Redstone Theater and Bartos Screening Room.
Attend all First Look screenings and events, including Working on It, with the purchase of an All Festival pass ($160). Day passes for Working on It are also available below.
Day passes: ($15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / Free for MoMI members).
Working on It, Session 2
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 12:00–6:00 p.m.
Redstone Theater, Bartos Theater, Fox Amphitheater
12:00–1:00 p.m. Screening (Bartos Theater)
Recent films from the School of Visual Arts BFA Film Department:
The Tempest. Dir. Julie Jang. 2022, 8 mins.
Walk Alone. Dir. Lamu Xiangqui. 2021, 24 mins.
1:00–4:00 p.m. Work-in-Progress Screening (Bartos Theater)
Four short films presented as works in progress from the School of Visual Arts BFA Film Department. Presenting artists: Chun-Chieh Wang, Martin Matar, Puyu Wang, Sarah Simpson
3:00–4:30 p.m. Live Presentation (Redstone Theater)
Part myth, part documentary, Heaven Through the Backdoor explores the enduring power of friendship and what we learn from each other in life and after death. Filmmakers Anna Fitch and Banker White discuss how life and art become inseparable in this 10-year durational project.
4:00–5:30 p.m. Live Performance/Work-in-Progress (Fox Amphitheater)
Staged readings, directed by award-winning playwright and director Mêlisa Annis, of the two television pilots that won the 2021 Sloan Student Grand Jury and Discovery Prizes: Marisa Torelli-Pedevska’s Starlight and Juli Jackson’s Delta. The readings will be followed by a conversation and Q&A with the filmmakers, moderated by Cinetic Media’s Head of Tracking & Acquisitions Alexis Galfas.
Followed by a reception sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.