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Archive for September, 2010

Small Theater of The World: Ulrike Ottinger in conversation Tuesday 10/19/2010 – 5:00pm Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Posted September 29, 2010

A film retrospective featuring works by Ulrike Ottinger, followed by a public conversation with the artist. 11:00am-5:00pm Matinee screening of works including Twelve Chairs (198 minutes, 2004), The Korean Wedding Chest (82 minutes, 2008), Taiga A Journey to Northern Mongolia (501 minutes, 1991/2), and Exil Shanghai (275 minutes, 1997) 5:00-7:00pm Evening screening of Still Moving […]

Homay King, Leo Bersani and Kaja Silverman discuss King’s new book, “Lost in Translation: Orientalism, Cinema, and the Enigmatic Signifier” 6:30 on Wednesday, October 6, at the Institute of Contemporary Art

Posted September 29, 2010

Please join us for a lively conversation among Homay King, Leo Bersani and Kaja Silverman about King’s new book, Lost in Translation: Orientalism, Cinema, and the Enigmatic Signifier. In this book, which was published by Duke University Press, King argues that the fantasy of an inscrutable East is not merely a side note to film history, but […]