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Monday, February 2

Cinema is a Virus from Out of Space

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

8:30pm

Presented as part of the Jack H. Skirball Series. Following a sold-out screening at MoMA this fall, REDCAT revisits Cine Virus, a program organized in 1978 by filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Oblowitz to coincide with the publication of the Schizo-Culture issue of the radical journal Semiotext(e), co-founded by Sylvre Lotringer. This screening includes Antony Balchs dizzying William S. Burroughs collage Cut Ups (1967); Bruce Conners music video for Devos Mongoloid (1977); the MoMA restoration of Bigelows Set-Up (1978), which deconstructs seductively shot images of two men in a brutal fight; Tina LHotskys Snake Woman (1977), starring Patti Astor; films by Eric Mitchell and Michael Oblowitz; as well as a live reading by Zackary Drucker of Kathy Ackers Blood and Guts in High School. In person: Patti Astor, Kathryn Bigelow, Zackary Drucker, Carole Ann Klonarides, Sylvre Lotringer, Michael Oblowitz, and special guests to be announced.

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Cinema is a Virus from Out of Space

REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 West 2nd St, Los Angeles, 90012

8:30pm

Presented as part of the Jack H. Skirball Series.
Following a sold-out screening at MoMA this fall, REDCAT revisits “Cine Virus,” a program organized in 1978 by filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Michael Oblowitz to coincide with the publication of the Schizo-Culture issue of the radical journal Semiotext(e), co-founded by Sylvère Lotringer. This screening includes Antony Balch’s dizzying William S. Burroughs collage Cut Ups (1967); Bruce Conner’s music video for Devo’s “Mongoloid” (1977); the MoMA restoration of Bigelow’s Set-Up (1978), which “deconstructs” seductively shot images of two men in a brutal fight; Tina L’Hotsky’s Snake Woman (1977), starring Patti Astor; films by Eric Mitchell and Michael Oblowitz; as well as a live reading by Zackary Drucker of Kathy Acker’s “Blood and Guts in High School.”

In person: Patti Astor, Kathryn Bigelow, Zackary Drucker, Carole Ann Klonarides, Sylvère Lotringer, Michael Oblowitz, and special guests to be announced.

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Tuesday, February 3

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