Free Event

Fri, March 30, 12:30pm

Kathy Geritz: Juror Presentation

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

Renowned film programmer from the Pacific Film Archive, Geritz presents a program of historic and influential films that have screened at the AAFF over the past 50 years.

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Films Showing:

Peyote Queen

(Storm de Hirsch, 1965) 9 min

A further exploration into the color of ritual, the color of thought; a journey through the underworld of sensory derangement....


(Gunvor Nelson, Dorothy Wiley, 1965) 15 min

"SCHMEERGUNTZ is one long raucous belch in the face of the American Home. A society which hides its animal functions beneath a shiny public surface deserves to have such films...

—-———- (Short Line Long Line)

(Thom Andersen, Malcolm Brodwick, 1967) 11 min

Projection instructions: play as loudly as possible. A documentary about rock 'n' roll. The Canned Heat, City Lights, Seeds of Time, LA Tymes, Llyn Foulkes, Charlie Watts, Chris & Craig,...


(Standish Lawder, 1970) 12 min

"In NECROLOGY, a 12-minute film, in one continuous shot he films the faces of a 5:00 PM crowd descending via the Pan Am building escalators. In old-fashioned black and white,...

Washing Walls with Mrs. G

(Tony Buba, 1980) 6 min

Every year I washed walls for my grandmother. When my grandmother was 87, I made this film while washing her walls. The camera person was Nick Mastandrea, who has gone...

The Red Book

(Janie Geiser, 1994) 11 min

THE RED BOOK is an elliptical, pictographic animated film that uses flat, painted figures and collage elements in both two and three dimensional settings to explore the realms of memory,...

Ägypten (Egypt)

(Kathrin Resetarits, 1997) 10 min

Egypt is a film which is almost silent. A film about deaf mutes, or rather about their sign language, a language which, like the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, links the symbolic...


(Nathaniel Dorsky, 2008) 15 min

"Dark and stately is the warm, graceful tenderness of the Sarabande."- ND...