Schnitzer Cinema: Short Films from the 2017 Ashland Independent Film Festival

Curator of Media Arts Richard Herskowitz, who also serves as Artistic Director of the Ashland Independent Film Festival, will present his selection of favorite short films from this year’s edition of AIFF (April 12-16). Among the films shown will be Edge of Alchemy, the latest animated film by Stacey Steers, whose Night Hunter House was shown at the JSMA in 2012. Programmed by Richard Herskowitz, curator of media arts, Schnitzer Cinema brings the best of experimental, documentary, and arts-focused films and videos to the JSMA each year.

Schnitzer Cinema: "Acts and Intermissions" and a Skype Q&A with director Abigail Child

Abigail Child’s documentary explores the resurgence of protest in the 21st century through a refracted observation of the life and works of anarchist revolutionary Emma Goldman. “As the Most Dangerous Woman Alive, Goldman’s life is seen as an ongoing negotiation of revolutionary purity and personal freedom, a complexity that Child mirrors in her own formal strategies.

Schnitzer Cinema: Louis Kahn’s Tiger City with filmmaker Sundaram Tagore

Sundaram Tagore (UO M. Arch. 1987) is a Calcuttaborn Oxford-educated art historian, gallerist, and an award-winning filmmaker. A descendant of the influential poet and Nobel Prize-winner Rabindranath Tagore, Tagore promotes East-West dialogue through his contributions to numerous exhibitions as well as his four art galleries and their multicultural and multidisciplinary events.


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