To Parsifal, 1963, 16 min

Bruce Baillie

Documentary, Experimental, Historic Film, Short Film, Special Presentations

Baillie's tribute to Wagner and the myth of the Holy Grail and the Parsifalian hero. Various scenes, first in the Pacific, mainly in the fog (including passing under the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge), then along the Southern Pacific Railroad's main line over the Sierra Nevada Mountains, set to selections of Wagner's Parsifal.

"He who becomes slowly wise." -BB


Directed by Bruce Baillie


Thursday, March 29 7:15pm

Bruce Baillie Retrospective 1

Bruce Baillie will be present in a rare appearance for this screening of several of his 16mm films including Castro Street (1966, 10 min.); Tung (1966, 6 min.); Here I

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)