Skoller in attendance.

Tuesday, September 19, 6:00 p.m. | Former SAIC Professor Skoller has been making, researching, and writing about film since the mid-1970s. His 2015 book Shadows, Specters, Shards: Making History in Avant- Garde Film explored the relationship of subjective, experimental film practice to historical experience, engaging some of the most significant social and intellectual debates of the last three decades. NICARAGUA HERE-SAY / SEE-HEAR (50 min.) is a prescient film is made with a hand-cranked Bolex in Nicaragua, and THE UNIMAGINED LIVES OF OUR NEIGHBORS (pictured, 27 min.), is a first-person remembrance of Joseph Fischer, one of the first US sailors on the ground in post-atomic Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Skoller 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 EisenbergView 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