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SF Cinematheque presents
Phil Solomon: American Falls
October 19, 2013
Screening Room

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SF Cinematheque presents
Phil Solomon: American Falls
Sat, Oct 19, 7 PM
Regular: $10 / YBCA and SFC Members: $6 / Student, Senior, Teacher: $8 / YBCA:You FREE
Director in person

The alchemical cinema of Phil Solomon—paradoxically subtle and heroically epic—presents screen space as a generative site in which evocative imagery is endlessly concealed and revealed within a constantly unstable ground. For his first San Francisco appearance since 2001, Solomon presents his 2010 masterwork American Falls. Presented as a compendium of the past century’s most striking moments from the collective media consciousness (citing Chaplin, Keaton, Griffith, and Zapruder, among others) and organized into a three-screen mural format, American Falls simultaneously critiques and embodies the tragic arc of success and failure inherent in the myth of American aspiration. Program will include Solomon’s Remains to Be Seen (1989/1994) and the very rare As If We (1979).

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  • Phil Solomon: American Falls
    Oct 19, 2013 6:00pm
    Screening Room
    Regular: $10 / YBCA and SFC Members: $6 / Student, Senior, Teacher: $8 / YBCA:You FREE

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