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BEACH FILM CLUB: virtual discussion on experimental shorts.

BEACH FILM CLUB: Bi-monthly film series!
Watch films at your leisure in advance and then join the virtual discussions led by Shannon Skelton, Assistant Professor at K-State School of Music, Theatre and Dance. 

Theme: Perspectives
April 28, 2021, 7:30 p.m. Central Time (US and Canada)
Virtual discussion on Experimental Shorts.

Various Years
Directors: Kenneth Anger, Chris Marker, Maya Deren, Shirley Clarke and others.
Streaming: YouTube (free). Click here to view the playlist.

Move beyond the realms of narrative into the world of image and thought with these experimental shorts. From Chris Marker’s science fiction masterpiece La Jetee and Kenneth Anger’s Queer Cinema landmark Scorpio Rising to Maya Deren’s poetic Meshes in the Afternoon, these films will transport you to new worlds beyond the expectations and limitations of traditional cinema.

Join the free program via Zoom. Click here to register in advance.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to join the program. 

Women Behind the Camera: a collection of films and provocative works by female directors that will inspire intriguing discussions.
Perspectives: films exploring territories where the real and perceived unreal collide, challenging the viewer to question their own viewpoints and assumptions. 

All virtual discussions are free and open to the public. Email questions at beachart@k-state.edu or sbskelton@k-state.edu  

This virtual event is part of the Beach Museum of Art's annual program series, Art in Motion: a tribute to Marianna’s love for lifelong learning! Marianna Kistler Beach believed in the value of art and the importance of cross-cultural understanding. The museum offers the Art in Motion programs in celebration of her work and leadership.

Wednesday, April 28 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm