Amos Vogel and Cinema 16
In conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown:
Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965
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.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Cinema Studies (TSOA) and Grey Art Gallery.
Free of charge, capacity limited, and subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.