This year, we are again serving as a community partner to the Ann Arbor Film Festival, introducing next Thursday’s screening of Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer the 1975 essay-film by Thom Andersen about the early pioneer of motion pictures.
Thursday, March 27, 3:00pm Michigan Theater Screening Room
This is a 35mm print, newly restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
“Thom Andersen’s first feature announced the arrival of one of America’s most significant documentary auteurs. Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer is at once a biography of Muybridge, a re-animation of his historic sequential photographs, and an inspired examination of their philosophical implications.” –Ross Lipman
“The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America, established in 1963. Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, each year’s festival engages audiences with remarkable cinematic experiences. The six-day festival presents 40 programs with more than 180 films from over 20 countries of all lengths and genres, including experimental, animation, documentary, fiction, and performance-based works.”
For more information on this year’s festival, see: