<i>Gravity Is My Enemy</i>. 1977. USA. Directed and edited by John Joseph
  • Glass

    1959. The Netherlands. Bert Haanstra. 8 min.

  • Chagall

    1963. USA. Lauro Venturi. 25 min.

  • The Titan: Story of Michelangelo

    1950. USA. Richard Lyford. 60 min.

and more

Monday, February 13, 2012, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Glass

    1959. The Netherlands. Written and directed by Bert Haanstra. One of the most popular documentary shorts ever to win an Oscar, this inquisitive comparison of handmade and mechanical glass production has been described as visual poetry. 8 min.

  • Chagall

    1963. USA. Directed by Lauro Venturi. Screenplay by Leonard Neubauer. Narrated by Vincent Price. “Born in the shadows, Marc Chagall charted his course through a Magic Universe of his own creation. And here, among the sunlit hills of southern France, at last he reached his home” (Leonard Neubauer). 25 min.

  • The Titan: Story of Michelangelo

    1950. USA. Directed by Richard Lyford. Produced by Robert Snyder. Screenplay by Norman Borisoff, Michael Sonnabend, adapted from the film Michelangelo: The Life of a Titan. Narrated by Fredric March. Born of the passion of producer Robert Snyder, this seminal art documentary (one of the few to have won an Academy Award) melds several narratives about the Renaissance master. 60 min.

  • Gravity Is My Enemy

    1977. USA. Directed and edited by John Joseph. Mark Hicks, artist and quadriplegic, is the inspirational center of this exploration of art’s potential to free the mind from the limits of the body. 26 min.

In the Film exhibition Oscar's Docs, 1950–87: Creative Expression

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