Visions: Animation and Abstraction
Date & Time: August 10, 2011
Location: Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, Washington
The Northwest Film Forum, Sprocket Society and Third Eye Cinema present Visions: Animation and Abstraction, 1908 to 1994 a screening of experimental animation masterworks.
A must-see selection of outstanding animated and abstract experimental short films by some of the most highly acclaimed masters of the form(s). Collage, direct animation, visual music, and other time-space distortions that span nearly 90 years of exploration. Featuring works by: Len Lye, Harry Smith, Mary Ellen Bute, Émile Cohl, Oskar Fischinger, Lawrence Jordan, Hans Richter, Ed Emshwiller, Stan Vanderbeek, Robert Breer, Stan Brakhage, Piotr Kamler, Cecil Stokes, Jud Yalkut/USCO and more. Showing rare 16mm prints from Canyon Cinema (San Francisco), The Film-Makers’ Cooperative (New York) and private collections.