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Contracultura y Undergrounds at Princeton University

  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 216 Burr Hall Road Princeton, NJ United States (map)

Jesse Lerner & Luciano Piazza: “Ismo, Ismo, Ismo: Experimental Cinema in Latin America” --- Ism, Ism, Ism is the first comprehensive, U.S.-based project, film program and catalogue to treat the full breadth of Latin America’s vibrant experimental film production. The film series features key historical and contemporary works from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and the United States. Revisiting classic names and forms from the experimental canon, the exhibition daringly places them within a completely novel scope and breadth. From innovative works by Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica and Mexican photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo to the breathtaking, yet practically unknown, oeuvre of queer Ecuadorian filmmaker Eduardo Solá Franco, the project takes both the aficionado and open-minded viewer through a journey into a wealth of materials culled from the forgotten corners of Latin American film archives.---Jesse Lerner is a filmmaker, curator, and writer living in Los Angeles. He teaches in the Intercollegiate Media Studies program at the Claremont Colleges.--- Luciano Piazza is an Argentine filmmaker, critic, and writer based in Los Angeles. He studied literature at the University of Buenos Aires, creative writing at New York University, and film and video at the California Institute of the Art.--- Speaker(s): Jesse Lerner--Filmmaker, curator, and writer (Los Angeles, CA)---Luciano Piazza--Argentine filmmaker, critic, and writer (Los Angeles, CA)---Event webpage: