Screening

Film Screening: Amos Vogel and Cinema 16

In conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965

Film Screening: Amos Vogel and Cinema 16 In conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965 | Events Calendar
Amos Vogel, Film as a Subersive Art, first published 1974 (cover detail)


Greenwich Village / W Village

Michelson Theater, Tisch School of the Arts | 721 Broadway

Wednesday, February 1, 6:30 pm
Michelson Theater, Tisch School of the Arts
721 Broadway, Room 648

Founded by Amos Vogel in 1947, the Cinema 16 film society attracted downtown artists to its landmark programs of documentary and avant-garde films—including the medley of shorts to be screened: Arne Sucksdorff, A Divided World (10 min.), Oskar Fischinger, Allegretto (3 min.), Kenneth Anger, Fireworks (15 min.), Weegee and Amos Vogel, Weegee’s New York (33 min). Stan Brakhage, Loving (6 min), Robert Breer, A Man and His Dog Out for Air (3 min). Selected and introduced by Scott MacDonald, visiting professor of Art History, Hamilton College.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Cinema Studies (TSOA) and Grey Art Gallery. Free of charge, capacity limited, and subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown:Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965, on view at NYU's Grey Art Gallery January 10–April 1, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visit greyartgallery.nyu.edu.