F.I.L.M. Series Presents End of Life
Pawel Wojtasik (Single Stream, Nine Gates) returns to the F.I.L.M. (Forum on Image and Language in Motion) series with co-director John Bruce to present their new feature film, End of Life, a series of portraits of women and men at the edge of mortality itself. The screening takes place Sunday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. This and all F.I.L.M. events are free and open to the public.
Wojtasik, whose work has been shown at MASS MoCA, the Whitney Biennial, and the Museum of the Moving Image, is known for his poetic reflections on cultures and ecosystems in films and large-scale installations.
John Bruce – a production manager, art director, and platform producer for several feature films and transmedia projects addressing social issues – teaches at Parsons School of Design, where he leads the Design for Living and Dying studio in the Transdisciplinary MFA program.
The F.I.L.M. series is directed by Professor of Art History Scott MacDonald.
Sunday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m.: Cinema Sarah Lawrence Director Jay Craven will present a work-in-progress rough-cut of sections of a new film, Martin Eden.
Saturday, Nov. 2, from noon to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 3, from noon to 3:30 p.m.: Paul Cronin presents A Time to Stir (2018), his epic, 7 ½-hour immersion in the Columbia University revolt of 1968.
Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m.: Yu Yonggang’s The Goddess (1934), with live accompaniment by Min Xiao Fen on pipa and Rez Abassi on guitar, playing their own score.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 4:15 p.m.: Sharon Lockhart presents an artist’s talk and her newest film Rudzienko (2016, 54 minutes).
Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.: Dominic Gagnon presents Going South (2018).