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Thu, March 27, 3:00pm

Thom Andersen: “Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer”

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

A 35mm print, newly restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive; “Thom Andersen’s first feature announced the arrival of one of America’s most significant documentary auteurs.  Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer is at once a biography of Muybridge, a re-animation of his historic sequential photographs, and an inspired examination of their philosophical implications.” –Ross Lipman

Sponsored by University of Michigan Screen Arts & Cultures

Community Partner:  Rackham Visual Culture Workshop


Films Showing:

Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer

(Thom Andersen, 1976) 60 min

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the reconsideration of Eadward Muybridge took on a new urgency in relation to the formalist concerns then powering the central current of avant-garde...