Binghamton University Cinema Department unveils spring series
Binghamton University’s Department of Cinema recently announced its Spring 2004 Film and Video Artists Series. Artists featured will be on hand to present their works. All events will take place at 8 p.m. in Lecture Hall 6 on the campus, and are free and open to the public.
On Tuesday, March 23 , Joe Gibbons will present his humorous and thought-provoking works Multiple Barbie and Confessions of a Sociopath. Both films comically reflect the rebellion and psychological consequences of instituted social values.
Filmmaker Mark Lapore appears Tuesday, March 30, to screen his works A Depression in the Bay of Bengal, Five Bed Elements and India Rolls. Lapore, a visually accomplished filmmaker, is known for his subtle and insightful treatment of his ethnographic subjects.
Leighton Pierce will appear Monday, April 19, at the screening of his films, The Black Steps, Wood, Water Seeking its Level, Fall, Pink Socks, Evaporation, 37th & Lex, and A Private Happiness. His films have been exhibited in major art museums and film festivals throughout the world including the 2002 Whitney Biennial, the Lincoln Center, the Museum of Modern Art, and an upcoming retrospective at the Cinémathéque Francaise.
On Tuesday, April 27, Vincent Grenier, a Binghamton University cinema professor and film/videomaker, will screen some of his early works such as World in Focus, Closer Outside, and Surface Tension #2, He will also screen recent works including Color Study and Here.
The Spring 2004 Film and Video Artist Series is funded in part by presentation funds from the Experimental Television Center, supported by the New York State Council on the Arts. The series is co-sponsored by the Harpur College Dean's Office. For more information, call 607- 777-4998 or Vincent Grenier at 607-777-4997.