With Mike Kuchar, Free Form Film Festival Curator Ryan Wylie, and Video Data Bank Collection Manager Tom Colley in person!
Note the change in day!
Filmforum pays tribute to the late great George Kuchar with an evening of his video work. While his decades of films are most often screened, George played and made remarkable works on video for many years, most notably his Weather Diary series, but also much more.
This program was curated by Abina Manning of Video Data Bank, which distributes videos by the Kuchar Brothers. Quite a few are probably Los Angeles premieres!
We’re delighted to partner with the Free Form Film Festival this weekend, and are really honored to have Mike Kuchar in person for both evenings as well. We also have, from VDB, Tom Colley, who has been overseeing the preservation work on the videos.
We’ll be screening new works by Mike Kuchar on Sunday night.
Point ‘n Shoot (1989, 5:08)
Route 666 (1994, 7:51)
Season of Sorrow (1996, 12:23)
Uncle Evil (1996, 7:02)
Honey Bunnies On Ice (2001, 7:00)
Burnout (2003, 19:47)
HotSpell (2011, 25:55)
Total running time 76 minutes.
All video, 4:3.
This program is supported by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles; the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; and the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts. Additional support generously provided by American Cinematheque. We also depend on our members, ticket buyers, and individual donors.
Los Angeles Filmforum is the city's longest-running organization screening experimental and avant-garde film and video art, documentaries, and experimental animation. 2013 is our 38th year.
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