Film Screenings (Weiss Cinema)

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

10:00AM   Time is Music
A documentary film on John Cage and Elliot Carter
Director: Frank Scheffer
Producer: Henk Pauwels
© SiNe film/video 1988, 56’49”

11:00AM   The Collaborators: Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg
Producer: Angela Davis
Moderator: David Vaughan
(Part II: Filmdance titled Coast Zone)
© KETC 1987, color video

12:15PM   Beach Birds for Camera
Choreography: Merce Cunningham
Music: John Cage, Four3, 1993
Cunningham Dance Foundation

1:00PM   Variations VII by John Cage
“9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering,” The 69th Regiment Armory,
New York, N.Y., United States, October 15-16, 1966.
© 2008 E.A.T. and ARTPIX

2:00PM   Marcel Duchamp and John Cage
A short documentary film of a chess game played between Marcel Duchamp and John Cage on the now infamous electrified Reunion chessboard, with commentary by Lowell Cross.

2:15PM   John Cage: I Have Nothing to Say and I Am Saying It
Directed, Co-Produced, and Edited by Allan Miller and Vivian Perlis for PBS American Masters
©1990, color and b&w

3:20PM   Sound??
Featuring Rahsaan Roland Kirk and John Cage
Director: Dick Fontaine, 1967
© 1988 Rhapsody Films, b&w

4:00PM   Variations V
Choreography: Merce Cunningham
Music: John Cage
Film: Stan VanDerBeek
Producer: Hansjork Pauli
Director: Arne Arnboom
1965/1966, b&w

5:00PM   Works of Calder
Music: John Cage
Director: Herbert Matter
Museum of Modern Art, Circulating Film Library, 1950