The Gift, 1996, 6 min

Peter Rose

Filmmaker in Attendance, Historic Film, Special Presentations

The Gift, an audio drama, was commissioned by New American Radio and Performing Arts and was adapted from a serial bedtime story Rose told his daughter over a period of six years. It is a parable that explores the conflict between language and innocence, between sounds and ideas, and that offers a strange connection between time, language, and self.

Directed by Peter Rose


Wednesday, March 28 12:30pm

Peter Rose: Juror Presentation

“Some of us work in a proximate relation with our intended audiences, speaking familiar languages so that the archetypes of our culture may be recognized; and some work out a

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)