The Films and Videos of Richard Serra
Prisoner’s Dilemma (USA, 1974) 45 min. 16mm.
Railroad Turnbridge (USA, 1976) 3 min. 16mm.
Steelmill/Stahlwerk (USA, 1979) 27 min. 16mm.
Introduced by Joanna Fiduccia (History of Art, Yale)
(The Gagosian Gallery, New York; Film and Media Studies Program; History of Art; Yale School of Art; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
All prints courtesy The Museum of Modern Art, NY / Anthology Film Archives, NY.
Film and Media Screenings
The Films and Videos of Richard Serra
Paul Revere (USA, 1971) 9 min, 16mm.
Anxious Automation (USA, 1971) 5 min. video.
Veil (USA, 1971) 7 min. 16mm.
China Girl (USA, 1972) 11 min. video.
Surprise Attack (USA, 1973) 2 min. video.
Television Delivers People (USA, 1973) 6 min. video.
Boomerang (USA, 1974) 10 min. video.
Introduced by Chrissie Iles (Whitney Museum of American Art), followed by discussion with Chrissie Iles and Joanna Fiduccia (History of Art, Yale)
We invite you to join 2019 World Fellow Olena Sotnyk for a screening and discussion of the documentary, “Invisible Battalion.” This film is the first Ukrainian documentary about women at war, produced and filmed by women. It gives a voice to the 10,000 women in the combatant units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine by following the journey of several women while they fight in the current war against Russian occupation of the Donbas region.
Special Screening at Yale
Followed by a Q&A with producer Peter Spears
2017 | 2 hr 12 mins
Directed by Luca Guadagnino
Written by James Ivory (screenplay by); André Aciman (based on the novel by)
free and open to the public
“The best story about a famous filmmaker is the one Mel Brooks tells about Alfred Hitchcock in which, seated at his regular booth at Old Hollywood eatery Chasen’s, the Master of Suspense ordered a massive supper — shrimp cocktail, two-inch sirloin, asparagus smothered in hollandaise, wedge salad, fully loaded baked potato, and two ice cream sundaes — and, upon finishing it and finding himself, somehow, still peckish, commanded the head waiter, “Do it again.” But the second best, in my estimation anyway, concerns the Russian Andrei Tarkovsky, and the production and release of his ponderous,
“The agitated emotions of Chekhov’s personages become veritable landscapes in the hands of Gregory’s assembly—entities as “readable” as they are squirmily unwatchable. Larry Pine as Astrov, for example, is noxiously vacant, shriveling under a lifetime of guilt behind the scalpel and seeking to save man instead by detachedly planting trees; he encompasses both a farce and a tragedy on his own.
“Adapted and directed by Andrei Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky, this “Uncle Vanya” is an exceedingly graceful, beautifully acted production that manages to respect Chekhov as a man of his own time, as well as what I would assume to be the Soviet view of Chekhov as Russia’s saddest, gentlest, funniest and most compassionate revolutionary playwright.” - for the full review: https://www.nytimes.com/1972/05/19/archives/the-screen-a-graceful-uncle-…
1970 | 1 hr 44 mins
“Kaurismäki launched his career with this terse, elliptical, and gripping updating of the Dostoevsky novel to contemporary Helsinki, set to the music of German composer Paul Hindemith.
“Dramatist and screenwriter Alice Birch has adapted Nikolai Leskov’s 1865 novel Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, itself of course inspired by Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and adapted by Shostakovich in 1934 as an opera – the work which famously infuriated Stalin – and by Andrzej Wajda as a film, Siberian Lady Macbeth, in 1962. Oldroyd’s new movie version, shot with clarity and verve by cinematographer Ari Wegner, retains all of this story’s subversive sexiness, making changes to the narrative, bringing in or rather drawing out themes of abuse, violence, race and class.
Join us for this five-day film festival to enjoy a wide variety of films from many different countries where Spanish and Portuguese are spoken and to converse with filmmakers, actors, and producers. The Latino and Iberian Film Festival (LIFFY) is hosted at Yale, free and open to the general public. All films are screened with English subtitles. For more information about LIFFY and the festival program, please visit https://liffy.yale.edu/.