Platypus affiliated society

film screening discussions

El Lissitzky, Photomontage of the Wolkenbuegel (1924)
El Lissitzky, Photomontage of the Wolkenbuegel (1924)

music by Autechre

 
"The Crisis of German Social Democracy" (1915) [PDF]
[PDF historical chronology]

 
Rosa Luxemburg
directed by Margarethe von Trotta (1985)

 
screening
Friday, February 23, 2007, 4PM
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S. Michigan Ave. room 1307
[PDF poster]

 
screening
Wednesday, April 18, 2007, 6PM
University of Chicago
Harper Memorial Library, 1116 E. 59th St. room 103
[PDF poster]
 


 
Man with a Movie Camera
directed by Dziga Vertov (1929)
 
Siegfried Kracauer, "Photography" (1927)
 
screening
Friday, April 6, 2007, 4:30PM
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S. Michigan Ave. room 1307
[PDF poster]
 


 
"And so I step up, into the darkness within; or else the light."
 
The Handmaid's Tale
directed by Volker Schlöndorff (1990)
based on the novel by Margaret Atwood (1985)
screenplay by Harold Pinter
music by Ryuichi Sakamoto

 
Ryuichi Sakamoto: Overture/Snow   Love in Nick's Room
 

the future is also history
Juliet Mitchell, "Women: the Longest Revolution" (1966)
[further reading]
[PDF historical chronology]
 
screening
Friday, April 20, 2007, 4:30PM
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S. Michigan Ave. room 1307
[PDF poster]

 
screening
Wednesday, May 2, 2007, 6PM
University of Chicago
Harper Memorial Library, 1116 E. 59th St. room 103
[PDF poster]
 


 
"Animula, vagula, blandula / Hospes comesque corporis! / Quae nunc abibis in loca, / Pallidula, frigida nudula / Nec ut soles dabis joca?"
("O fleeting soul of mine, my body's friend and guest, whither goest thou, pale, fearful, and pensive one? Why laugh not as of old?")
 
The Conformist
directed by Bernardo Bertolucci (1970)
based on the novel by Alberto Moravia (1947)
 
Wilhelm Reich, "Ideology as Material Power" (1933/46)
 
screening
Friday, May 4, 2007, 4:30PM
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S. Michigan Ave. room 1307
[PDF posters 1 2 3 4]
 


 
"Relinquunt Omnia Servare Rem Publicam"
("They give up everything to serve the Republic")
 
Glory
directed by Edward Zwick (1989)
based on the letters of Robert Gould Shaw
music by James Horner
 
James Horner: A Call to Arms
 
Robert Lowell, "For the Union Dead" (1960)
 
Dick Fraser, Two Lectures (1953)
 
Paul Laurence Dunbar, "Robert Gould Shaw" (1900)
 
screening
Friday, May 11, 2007, 4:30PM
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S. Michigan Ave. room 707
[PDF poster]

 
screening
Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 6PM
University of Chicago
Harper Memorial Library, 1116 E. 59th St. room 103
[PDF poster]
 

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