The End of the Remake Trilogy
U.S. premiere. Followed by a discussion with Christoph Draeger
Thursday, February 18, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Includes the following films:
2008. Poland/USA. Directed by Christoph Draeger. Hippie Movie is a funny, romantic documentary about a "hippie" movement, named Tropolicalia, which was founded by Draeger in Warsaw as an ironic revisiting of San Francisco’s Summer of Love, 1967. The film meditates on the political, social, and cultural behavior associated with the hippie movement, which confronted many issues—rising social injustice, an unpopular war, ecological concerns—that seem to be making a comeback today. It is also a celebration of the inventions of 1960s rock music and, last but not least, a hallucinatory, post-psychedelic visual trip. In Polish, English; English subtitles. 53 min.
2007. USA. Directed by Christoph Draeger. A performance and video remake of The Who’s legendary performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, made for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France. 5 min.
Blow Up, Stroll On
2006. Great Britain/USA. Directed by Christoph Draeger. A video remake of the club scene in Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 film Blow Up. 3 min.
In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight, 2010: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film
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