Friederich in attendance.

Tuesday, September 5, 6:00 p.m. | This program of films establishes several important themes of avant-garde media: the creative reuse and reframing of previously shot materials, and an exploration of states of being: dreams, memory, and interiority. Program: ROSE HOBART (1936, dir. Joseph Cornell, USA, 19 min.), TAKE THE 5:10 TO DREAMLAND (1976, dir. Bruce Conner, USA, 6 min.), VALSE TRISTE (pictured, 1977, dir. Bruce Conner, USA, 5 min.), GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM (1981, dir. Su Friedrich, USA, 14 min.), TIME BEING (1991, dir. Gunvor Nelson, Sweden, 6 min.), and DISPLACED PERSON (1981, dir. Daniel Eisenberg, USA, 10 min.). Friederich in attendance.

Lecture SeriesOur fall Lecture Series celebrates 30 years of essential contributions to moving-image culture that alums from the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation (FVNMA) at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) have produced. The series traces a through-line from late 20th century media practices to current modes of production, giving particular emphasis to the ways independent moving image makers have both changed the conventions of filmmaking and adapted to the digital turn of the 21st century. Lecturer: Daniel Eisenberg. View full series.

Member Series Pass: Attend the series at a discounted rate - exclusively for Film Center members. The pass provides access to all 14 screenings with post-film lectures for a special $98 rate. Purchase your pass today!

The Film Center is ADA accessible. This presentation will be projected without open captions. The theater is hearing-loop equipped. For accessibility requests, please email