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Visiting Film / Video Artist & Speakers Series Spring 2023:

Larry Gottheim: Selected Works TRT 91 min. 

Thursday, March 30, 2023 

Online presentation (3/30) 

Zoom link: https://binghamton.zoom.us/j/91462774627

PROGRAM: Harmonica (16mm, color, sound, 10 min., 1971) / Four Shadows (16mm,

color, sound, 64 min., 1978) / The Red Thread (16mm, color, sound, 17 min., 1987)

TRT 91 min.


LARRY GOTTHEIM is a key figure in the history and development of American avant-garde cinema through the 1970s and 1980s. From his late-1960s series of sublime ‘single-shot’ films to the dense sound/image constructs of the mid-1970s and after, his cinema is the cinema of presence, of observation, and of deep conscious engagement. While addressing genres of landscape, diary, and assemblage filmmaking, Gottheim’s work properly stands alone in its intensive investigations of the paradoxes between direct, sensual experience in collision with complex structures of repetition, anticipation, and memory. Gottheim founded the Department of Cinema at Binghamton University and taught there until 1998. In the 1990s Gottheim also served for a brief time as director of the Filmmaker’s Co-op in New York. Gottheim’s films are in the collections of museums and archives throughout the world, and a program of his restored early films premiered at the 2005 New York Film Festival.


Co-sponsored by the Cinema Department and Harpur College Dean’s Speakers Series

INFO: 607 777 4998



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