Film Screening of Lewis Klahr's Sixty Six
Filmmaker present for Q&A following screening
Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 p.m.
Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College
Sixty Six is a feature-length anthology of twelve short digital movies by master collage filmmaker Lewis Klahr. The project combines images from 1960s comic books and classic Greek mythology set against the backdrop of mid-century Los Angeles. Sixty Six premiered to a sold-out audience at the Museum of Modern Art, and has screened at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, the San Franciso International Film Festival, Jeonju International Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival and was named among the best films of 2015 in the New York Times.
“The reigning proponent of cut-and-paste.” - J. Hoberman, The Village Voice
“Lewis Klahr’s beautiful compilation…refashions pop culture in a heroic key.” - Manhola Dargis, The New York Times
Sixty Six in Artforum: https://www.artforum.com/film/id=56565
Studio visit with Lewis Klahr: https://vimeo.com/10551713
Sponsored by the Departments of Art & the History of Art and Film & Media Studies, Amherst College