Private Life/Public Spaces
Oddball Films, with Lynn Cursaro, presents: Private Life/Public Spaces: The Many Lives of Cities. Take freewheeling look at cities, real and imagined, as viewed by an individual’s lens. From classic cartoon, government propaganda, experimental documentary and story book, urban life is where some explore facets of their private selves. A pair of siblings make a home in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweiler. You . . .functions as an ode to both a girl and Budapest. The Civil Defense nightmare of Our Cities Must Fight will galvanized your hometown loyalty, or else! See The City of Light through the eyes of a regular schmo inBrooklyn Goes to Paris. Maurice Sendak’s swinging kitchen metropolis, In the Night Kitchen, is just familiar enough to be the stuff of dreams. Post-Be Bop surrealism is out for a walk on a short NYC pier in Help,My Snowman’s Burning Down. Hollywood glamour goes undersea when the contents of Porky’s Five & Ten go into the briny. S.F. Trips Festival: An Opening shows what happens when you rent a hall and throw a utopia. And, as usual, Lynn’s home-baked treats for all! For more visit our blog.