Most famous for her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange's enduring images document five turbulent decades of American history. Lange’s granddaughter, the longtime Santa Fean and Award-winning cinematographer, Dyanna Taylor, directs and narrates this intimate documentary that combines family memories with never-before-seen photos and film footage. This CCA fundraiser features an post-film Q&A with Dyanna Taylor and Elizabeth Partridge, Lange’s biographer, followed by booksigning and pie-and-coffee reception.Read More...
In the 1960s, two conventional Harvard professors began probing the edges of consciousness. Over the next five decades, the two greatly impact modern thought, Timothy Leary as a counter-cultural legend and Richard Alpert as Ram Dass, a spiritual teacher. Gay Dillingham’s film, narrated by Robert Redford, offers an intimate portrait of an epic friendship, through life and into the next realm. (U.S., 2014, 95m)
Artists include: Ethan Bach, Susan Begy, Kristin Bortles, Alexis Bove, Paula Castillo, Cary Cluett, Sydney Cooper, Kathryn Davis, Sandra Halpin, Jamie Hamilton, Hannah Hughes, Cheri Ibes, Christopher Jamie Johnson, Caity Kennedy, Don Kennell, Matt King, Shirley Klinghoffer, Katherine Lee, Michael Lujan, Nina Mastrangelo, Cyrus McCray, Dylan McLaughlin, Stacey Neff, Willy Richardson, Michael Schippling, Erika Wanenmacher, and Jerry Wellman, Rita Bard, Matthew Chase-Daniel, Luke Dorman, Charles Greeley, Bob Haozous, Christy Hengst, Joel Hobbie, Jennifer Joseph, Bebe Krimmer, Eve Andrée Laramée, Nora Naranjo Morse, Bunny Tobias, and Judy Tuwaletstiwa.
After years researching her film about our increasingly surveillance nation, Laura Poitras began receiving encrypted e-mails from someone identifying himself as "citizen four," who was ready to blow the whistle on the massive covert surveillance programs run by U.S. intelligence agencies. In June 2013, she and Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The film that resulted from this series of tense encounters is absolutely sui generis in the history of cinema: a 100% real-life thriller unfolding minute by minute before our eyes. (U.S., 2014, 118m, DCP, Radius TWC)
We're proud to honor our Cinematheque Director JASON SILVERMAN for winning the 2014 Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts! Jason Silverman has been producing, curating and presenting films and events in New Mexico for nearly 20 years. As Cinematheque Director since 2003, Silverman oversees an ambitious program of over 2,000 screenings each year. During his tenure, he has created programming partnerships with more than 80 organizations locally, regionally, nationally and internationally which have resulted in record attendance levels. We're honored to have Jason as part of the CCA team!
by Meow Wolf
"… a colossal art installation … " - Weekly Alibi
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"… an otherworldly environment …" - The New Mexican
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"The Due Return's sheer immensity and ambition are staggering. It leaves the critic speechless…" - The Santa Fe Reporter
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"… an out-of-this world artistic experience unlike anything previously created. " - THE Magazine
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" The premiere art experience of 2011…" - The Santa Fe VIP .com
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For the past three years Meow Wolf has been delighting art-going and non-art-going audiences alike with their massive and expansive art experiences. Part installation, part performance, part literature, part interactive sculpture - The Due Return is designed to break boundaries and challenge our idea of conventional art experiences while delighting the senses.
Meow Wolf is an extremely inclusive group of artists. Over 100 arists are in collaboration including: painters, sculptors, video artists, dancers, musicians, writers, strategists, sound designers, actors, architects, administrators, acrobats, archivists, programmers, electrical engineers, and visionaries. The Due Return combines all of these mediums into a multi-media extravaganza full of color and life.
Traverse the PCA Due Return, an inter-dimensional time and space traveling ship and play with its onboard technologies. Explore the ecology of an unknown alien planet; a world full of intelligent light-based life-forms. Interact with these life-forms with the crew's life-form manipulation consoles, from the ships control room, or from the iPhone app. Witness the crew going about their lives and peek into the bizarre culture of travelers that inhabit the ship. Peruse a vast collection of documentation covering several generations of the crew via The Loci - a multimedia archive.