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|Date||Saturday May 14|
|Time||8:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
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992 Valencia St. (at 21st)
On Sat. May 14, ATA Gallery’s OTHER CINEMA proudly presents our annual
Riffing off the particular sensibilities of specific spaces, these brave and intellectually curious films, videos, and performances explore, interrogate, and express the marvelous
in land- and city-scapes through personal audio-visual agency.
Dr. Melinda Stone enacts a live interaction with her masterful “Foursquare Trolley Dolly”, which instantaneously moves between 4 versions of the legendary ”Trip Down Market Street” (originally 1906, as we now know), accompanied by a lovely Beth Custer musical track.
Haight neighborhood advocate Greg Gaar rolls into the Mission for once to unload another kind of history—“The Natural History of San Francisco”! In his 50-min. narrated slide-show,
Gaar minces few words in his provocative commentary on the fate of native plants
in our fair City.
ALSO on the program are the California theatrical premiere of Jeanne Liotta’s S8-sourced “Crosswalk”, Roger Deutsch’s “Prelude” (world premiere), Doug Graves’ 16mm
“Palms: A Neighborhood”, Ian Sundhal’s “Ghost Beach” (also 16mm, in 3D!, and a world premiere), Ben Woods’ update on the Mission Dolores mural replica newly painted on Bartlett Street, and Michael Rudnick’s “Dugout on Berry Street”, on the film history beneath the Giant’s SOMA Stadium.
The show opens with an in-person appearance and presentation by Enid Baxter Blader of her “The Ord”, an on-going archeological project on the “converted” military base down