. Conversations at the Edge (CATE)

Filme De Amor (Love Film)

Thursday, October 13, 2005, 6pm Distant Parallels curator Ana Luisa Beraba in person! One weekend, friends Hilda, Matilda and Gaspar meet up in a run-down old house in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. They drink, fool around, seek out pleasurable experiences and completely break out of the monotony of their daily routines. Introducing the […]

Shadows, Specters, and Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Film: El Dia Que Me Quieras & Eureka

Thursday, October 6, 2005, 6pm Author and filmmaker Jeffrey Skoller in person! To celebrate the release of FVNM faculty member Jeffrey Skoller’s new book Shadows Specters Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Film, we are delighted to offer this first of three evenings of films discussed in the book. Yvonne Rainer calls Shadows, Specters and Shards, […]

Burnt Oranges

Thursday, May 5, 2005, 8pm World premiere! Silvia Malagrino in person! Award winning artist and educator Silvia Malagrino’s career spans over the past 20 years. Conversations At The Edge is proud to present the world premiere of her new documentary, Burnt Oranges. Seeking to unravel the fabric of complex long-term effects and repercussions, personal and social, […]

Living Megastructures

Thursday, March 17, 2005, 8pm Sabine Bitter & Helmut Weber in person! Austrian artists Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber have been working in tandem since 1993 on projects addressing urban geographies, architectural representations and related visual politics. Their projects have included “Caracas, Hecho En Venezuela”, “Live like this!” and “CITYtransformer”, most recently, they mounted a […]

Nema Problema

Thursday, September 25, 2003, 8pm Susana Foxley in person! In conjunction with the Film Center’s “Pinochet and Beyond: Contemporary Chilean Documentary” series, Conversations at the Edge is proud to present this poignant clash-of-cultures study, presented by co-director Susana Foxley.  Nema Problema (the title is Serbian) traces the lives of 26 refugees from the Balkans War […]

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    Conversations at the Edge is a weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.

     

    CATE is organized by SAIC's Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation in collaboration with the Gene Siskel Film Center and SAIC's Video Data Bank, Conversations at the Edge is a dynamic weekly series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists.

     

    Programs take place Thursdays at 6pm at the Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State / Chicago, IL / 312.846.2600), unless otherwise noted.



     

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