Portraits and Protests
Film - Feature | September 27 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Abigail Child worked as a shipper at Canyon Cinema in 1977 and 1978. For her, It was a time to look closely at films on the rewinds, or stay late and get a preview of incoming films. After that, I became coeditor with Henry Hills of Cinemanews magazine, and ultimately an editor of [at least] one edition. This program features works made by Canyon members between 1970 and 1981a diary film, a self-portrait, and a portraitalong with Childs most recent film, a dazzling collage portrait of Emma Goldman that links her twentieth-century activism to modern-day protests.
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