This week in Film — Brakhage Center Symposium

The Brakhage Center Symposium returns this Saturday and Sunday for a fourteenth go-round at CU-Boulder. The full line-up includes works by Karen Yasinsky, Christopher Harris, and Jean-Paul Kelly; a program of Brazilian documentary and experimental film curated by Chris Stults; and Celebrating Stan (Brakhage, that is). You can see the weekend schedule here and read my write-up of the festivities here. Continue reading This week in Film — Brakhage Center Symposium

In Their Words – Monday, May 27, 2013

“ I’ve come to like the term ‘poetic film.’ Now there are dangers in it. Poetry is a totally different art than film. But it separates what my contemporaries and I do from the Hollywood movie, in a way that doesn’t assume that one is greater than the other. Novelists and poets have existed side by side forever. The Hollywood movies are more like novels, and the kinds of films I make are more like poems.” –Stan Brakhage Continue reading In Their Words – Monday, May 27, 2013