Here’s your chance to catch screenings of several selections from UNSEEN CINEMA: EARLY AMERICAN AVANT-GARDE FILM 1894-1941, a seven-disc DVD box set of 155 films being released by Image Entertainment on October 18, 2005. The rare films of UNSEEN CINEMA reveal the accomplishments of artists working in the United States and abroad from the invention of cinema until World War II.
Presented by preservationists and curator Bruce Posner and DVD producer David Shepard. Posner and Shepard prepared the DVD in collaboration with 60 of the world’s leading film archive collections.
October 6-9, Fantastic Fest-Alamo Drafthouse, Austin, TX

October 14 at 7 p.m., The Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

October 15 at 3:30 p.m., National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

October 15-16, Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, NY

October 16 at 7 p.m., LA Filmforum, Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood

October 18 at 7 p.m., Bijou Cinema, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

October 20 at 7 p.m., Cinematheque 108, USC School of Cinema-Television, Los Angeles

October 20 at 8 p.m., Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL,

October 22 at 2:30 p.m., Hollywood Entertainment Museum

October 28 at 8 p.m., Experimental Film Club-Cobb Hall, University of Chicago

October 24, Guild Cinema, Albuquerque, NM

November 1, Loews Auditorium, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

November 7 – December 19, Cine Salon-Howe Library, Hanover, NH

November 8 at 7 p.m., Vinegar Hill Theatre, Charlottesville, VA

November 3, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA

November 14 at 7 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX

November 19 at 8 p.m., St. Louis International Film Festival

For more info, visit the Unseen Cinema website.

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