Rehearsals for Retirement, 2007, 10 min

Phil Solomon

Experimental, Filmmaker in Attendance, Short Film, Special Presentations

The days grow longer for smaller prizes
I feel a stranger to all surprises
You can have them I don't want them
I wear a different kind of garment
In my rehearsals for retirement

The lights are cold again they dance below me
I turn to old friends they do not know me
All but the beggar he remembers
I put a penny down for payment
In my rehearsals for retirement

Had I known the end would end in laughter
I tell my daughter it doesn't matter...
—Phil Ochs, Rehearsals for Retirement

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Directed by Phil Solomon


Showing:

Friday, March 30 9:15pm

Films by Phil Solomon

A program of works drawn from three decades of the texturally extravagant and profoundly elegiac cinema of Phil Solomon. From his exquisitely bejeweled hand processed 16mm films to the more

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)