La Commune (Paris, 1871)
As in his other groundbreaking works (The War Game, Punishment Park, Edward Munch), Watkins dazzlingly redefines the relationship between historical fact and its filmic reconstruction, resulting in "a brilliant, heady, dizzying, immersing experience: a vital piece of filmmaking that locates the present in the past using the cleverest and most economic means" (Time Out).
Please note program length and special screening time. Refreshments will be available during intermission.
Admission$6 students (tickets required)
Support for the 2003-04 film/video season provided by the Rohauer Collection Foundation and the Corporate Annual Fund of the Wexner Center Foundation.
Contemporary films, international films, and visiting filmmakers presentations presented with support from the Ohio Arts Council.