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Ec: Marie Menken

Jan 26 | Sat | 6PM |
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Marie Menken pioneered the radical transformation of the handheld, somatic camera into a formal matrix that would underpin an entire work in the films she made between 1945 and 1965. […] The extraordinary cinematic style that I have been calling Menken's somatic camera has been her most influential gift to the American avant-garde cinema. It is an embodiment of the Emersonian invention of a pictorial air, the spiritual emancipation automatically brought about by 'certain mechanical changes, a small alteration in our local position

Venue: Anthology Film Archives

32 2nd Ave Map