Beyond Enchantment: Lawrence Jordan


Thu, Nov 8th at 6:00pm
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Lawrence Jordan in person!

  1. Beyond Enchantment:
  2. Lawrence Jordan
  1. 1964-2010, Lawrence Jordan, USA, ca. 68 min.

The films of avant-garde great Lawrence Jordan channel the unconscious through surreal compositions of found graphics, drawings, and engravings. Jordan co-founded Canyon Cinema, collaborated with Stan Brakhage and Joseph Cornell, and continues to make groundbreaking work to this day. This program includes the celebrated classic, OUR LADY OF THE SPHERE (1969), the poetic documentary VISIONS OF A CITY (1978), and recent college films BEYOND ENCHANTMENT and COSMIC ALCHEMY (2010), among others. 16mm and 35mm. Presented in collaboration with the University of Chicago’s Film Studies Center, which screens a second program of Jordan’s work November 9. (Jessica Bardsley)

Lawrence Jordan will be present for audience discussion.