Amos Vogel and Cinema 16

Cinema 16: 1952/1953 Season

Founded by Amos Vogel in 1947, the Cinema 16 film society attracted downtown artists to its landmark programs of documentary and avant-garde films—including the medley of shorts to be screened: Arne Sucksdorff, A Divided World (10 min.), Oskar Fischinger, Allegretto (3 min.), Kenneth Anger, Fireworks (15 min.), Weegee and Amos Vogel, Weegee’s New York (33 min). Stan Brakhage, Loving (6 min), Robert Breer, A Man and His Dog Out for Air (3 min).

Selected and introduced by Scott MacDonald, visiting professor of Art History, Hamilton College.

Wednesday, February 1, 6:30 PM
Screening Room 674, Dept of Cinema Studies
721 Broadway, 6th Floor

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Cinema Studies and Grey Art Gallery.

In conjunction with the Grey Art Gallery exhibition Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965

Free of charge, capacity limited, and subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.