Anthology Film Archives


April 19 – May 8

Each of our quarterly calendars contains hundreds of films and videos all grouped into a number of series or categories. Along with preservation screenings, theatrical premieres, thematic series, and retrospectives, we’re equally dedicated to presenting work by individuals operating at the vanguard of non-commercial cinema. Each month we showcase at least one such program, focusing on moving-image artists who are emerging, at their peak, or long-established but still prolific. These programs are collected under the rubric SHOW & TELL, to emphasize the presence of the filmmakers at each and every program.

This calendar brings visits from prolific Canadian filmmaker Mike Hoolboom, who will present a program of shorts as well as two recent feature films; Alexandra Cuesta, who brings her delicate and perceptive 16mm works of street portraiture; and Akosua Adoma Owusu, who over the past seven years has built up an extraordinary body of work exploring issues of African and African-American cultural identity (and whose voyage all the way from Ghana to join us has motivated a loosening of our usual one-program-a-month policy – both hers and Cuesta’s programs will take place in May).

This series is made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts’ Electronic Media and Film Presentation Funds grant program, administered by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (,

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