11/1/17 // Coding and Decoding

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
7:00pm
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center Street, Berkeley
$12.00 General Admission / $7.00 BAMPFA members
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Introduction by David Sherman. Dominic Angerame and Greta Snider in person. 

David Sherman worked at Canyon Cinema from 1989 to 2001, and in 1993 began the artist collaboration Total Mobile Home, the first microcinema. He has selected a program of films that explore place and time through artists’ observations and others’ documentation. Archival and found footage, popular culture, and home movies are collaged or appropriated. Sherman’s To Re-edit the World is assembled from four boxes of film material and audiotapes made by Beat-era filmmaker Dion Vigné, reconstituting a lost history of San Francisco.

Coding and Decoding

All works are presented in 16mm unless otherwise indicated.

Premonition by Dominic Angerame (1995, 10 min, B&W)
No-Zone by Greta Snider (1993, 19 min, color)
Decodings by Michael Wallin (1988, 15 min, B&W)
To Re-edit the World by David Sherman (2002, 31 min, color, digital)

This is the fourth screening in a fall series celebrating Canyon Cinema 50 decade by decade, presented in conjunction with the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive. For a complete list of the events planned, click here.

Canyon Cinema is thankful for the long term support of the George Lucas Family Foundation. Dedicated project funding for Canyon Cinema 50 has been generously provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Owsley Brown III Foundation, Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation and The Fleishhacker Foundation.