Further explore the themes of Lifelike in this tour through the history and aesthetics of cinema. Screening excerpts from classic, contemporary, and experimental films, Film Program Coordinator Perry Allen guides a discussion of how to look at film as its own art form. Get a deeper look into the principles film, from cinematography and montage to mise-en-scene and special effects. Help train your cinematic eye, then be sure to apply these new skills to our upcoming screening of Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2, projected on 35mm. Films featured in the talk will include: Citizen Kane, Un Chien Andelou, Breathless, Jaws, Stanger than Paradise, Nashville, and more!
Free with Museum Admission. Run-time approximately 2 hours.