Hans Richter: Everything Turns- Everything Revolves

Closing night of the series “FrameWorks: Art on Film.” This event includes a screening followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Dave Davidson.

Dadaist provocateur, surrealist painter, and pioneering filmmaker, Hans Richter was a major force in 20thcentury art. At the forefront of the German avant-garde, he fled to the US in 1941, becoming director of City College’s department of documentary production. There, he was prophet to a generation of experimental filmmakers. Featuring interviews with colleagues, footage from Richter’s revolutionary films, and recently discovered audiotapes of Richter himself.

Q&A filmmaker Dave Davidson, who will also show two re-scored short films by Richter, Filmstudie and Ghosts Before Breakfast.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Times: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$9.00 - Members
$14.00 - Nonmembers

Presenter: Jacob Burns Film Center
Presenter Phone: 914-773-7663

Sponsor Message

The screening of Hans Richter: Everything Turns—Everything Revolves is sponsored by the Westchester Community Foundation and made possible through The Rudyard and Emanuella Reimss Fund, dedicated to promoting Germanic culture in Westchester County. This screening is part of the series Masters of German Culture, highlighting great works by and about German artists.