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  • In Jackson Heights

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Past Films

  • Counting

    • Wednesday, January 25 7 PM
    Jem Cohen
    United States, 2015

    Cohen pays homage to his artistic forebears, in particular Chris Marker, while composing an intimate yet expansive film essay on modern urban life. With one of his Occupy Wall Street newsreels.

    Les Blank Lecture by Jem Cohen

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  • Cameraperson

    • Wednesday, March 1 7 PM
    Kirsten Johnson
    United States, 2016

    Documentary cinematographer Johnson mines twenty-five years’ worth of her footage for this self-portrait and investigation into the ethics of representation, a “labor of love of the highest order” (Film Comment). With Johnson’s short The Above.

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  • Here Come the Videofreex

    • Wednesday, April 19 7 PM
    Jon Nealon, Jenny Raskin
    United States, 2015

    Discover the forgotten story of the Videofreex collective, some of the first activists to use videotape as a tool for activism, protest, and self-representation.

    Mary Curtis Ratcliff in person

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  • In Jackson Heights

    • Wednesday, March 8 7 PM
    Frederick Wiseman
    United States, 2015

    Legendary filmmaker Wiseman observes everyday life in Jackson Heights, Queens, one of the nation’s most ethnically diverse communities. “Among Mr. Wiseman’s masterpieces. . . . An immersive celebration of democracy” (New York Times).

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