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FILM (Parkour) by Christopher May

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FILM (Parkour) by Christopher May

Time: February 16, 2010 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Loring-Greenough House
Street: 12 South Street
City/Town: Jamaica Plain
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Event Type: film, screening
Organized By: Marie
Latest Activity: Feb 7, 2010

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Tuesday Club presents the sixth monthly screening at the Loring-Greenough House!

Doors open at 7:30pm (NOTE the later time!), screening begins at 8:00. Admission is $4.

Loring-Greenough House
12 South Street
Jamaica Plain


Super-8 and 16mm experimental cinema featuring organic and intimate life portraits of traceurs. (Christopher May, 2008-2010, Argentina/Austria/U.S.A.)

1. "Deserted" (triple super-8 projection, sound, 14 min., USA/Austria/Argentina, 2008-2010)
"I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does."
- Jorge Luis Borges

2. "Flo" (single-image super-8 projection, silent, 4.min., Austria, 2009)
Slo portrait of Florian Hatwagner featuring: face...

3. "Vienna" (triple super-8 projection, sound, 4 min., Austria, 2009-2010)
Portrait of traceurs in their favorite places.

4. "Buenos Aires" (triple super-8 projection, sound/silent, 26 min.,
Argentina, 2008)
Premiered at MALBA - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

5. "Colorado Springs" (double 16mm projection, sound, 15 min., USA, 2008-2009)! Filmed with an old military Bell + Howell 16mm camera. Featuring Jimmy & Dan / Pedro, Bryan, Chris

Christopher May's 16mm and Super-8 film work currently explores sensually visceral qualities of cinema and their topographical relationships with sub-cultural landscapes. His films have screened at Yale University, the Austrian Film Museum, and MALBA - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.
Christopher is the founder of The International Experimental Cinema Exposition, a traveling film festival that will be visiting the ICA on February 20th.

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