This video exhibition presents films produced for scientific education and entertainment between 1904 and 1936, an era when cinema was still a novel tool for manipulating time and scale to show what was imperceptible to the naked eye.
One of six collaborations between director Frank Borzage and ace screenwriter Sonya Levien, After Tomorrow united them with James Wong Howe, whose photography brings a sense of moody, stylized drama to this pre-Code, depression-addled love story.
An atmospheric essay film, Birds of America retraces the steps of famed French ornithologist John James Audubon as he traveled along the Mississippi memorializing with his dramatic paintings a remarkable range of birds, many of which are now extinct.
Inspired by the best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Alex Garland’s sci-fi thriller envisions a haunting and beautiful landscape where DNA and biological processes do not abide known rules. Screens May 22.