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Ken Jacobs: Recent Works

Friday, Mar 30 - Sunday, Apr 1, 2012

Ken Jacobs will appear in person with all screenings in the series.

Avant-garde film pioneer Ken Jacobs, whose early movies were deeply rooted in the physical and mechanical nature of 20th-century cameras, projectors, and celluloid, has been reinvigorated by the seemingly limitless possibilities of digital technology. He has been remarkably prolific in recent years, using the manipulative, elastic power of computer-based editing and processing to create works that reinvent the medium while expanding our perception. And his own invention, the Nervous Magic Lantern, uses pre-cinema means to create stunning big-screen experiences.

Made possible with support from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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