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Film Series: Surrealist Cinema

In conjunction with the exhibition The Conjured Life: The Legacy of Surrealism, join us Friday afternoons in February and March for a four-part film series exploring the rich tradition of Surrealist cinema, spanning from the movement’s origins in 1920s France through the 1980s and encompassing an eclectic mix of genres and styles including experimental narrative, found footage, essay films, animation, and collage. Featured artists include Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dali, Luis Buñuel, Maya Deren, Jean Genet, Chris Marker, Samuel Beckett, and more.
The Cinematic Origins of Surrealism (1924 - 1928)
Entr'acte (1924, Dir. René Clair, 22min)
Anemic Cinema (1926, Dir. Marcel Duchamp, 6min)
Emak Bakia (1926, Dir. Man Ray, 16min)
L’Etoile de Mer (1928, Dir. Man Ray, 16min)
The Seashell the Clergyman (1928, Dir. Germaine Dulac, 32min)
Total runtime: 92 min. 
The films will continually screen in the order above starting at 1PM and ending at 4PM. Visitors are encouraged to drop in and out of the screening as their schedule allows.
IMAGE: Still from The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928)



Friday, February 10, 2017. 01:00 PM


Cantor Arts Center, Auditorium


Cantor Arts Center




Free and open to the public.