*Dementia*. 1955. Directed by John Parker. With Adrienne Barrett, Bruno VeSota, Ben Roseman. Courtesy of Exploitation Pictures/Photofest

Three portraits of psychic disintegration, culminating in the midcentury American indie cult feature Dementia, a wordless noir foray into a woman’s psychosexual nightmares.

My Name Is Oona. 1969. USA/Sweden. Directed by Gunvor Nelson. Composed by Steve Reich. 16mm. 10 min.

Courtesy Canyon Films.

Variations on a Cellophane Wrapper. 1970. Canada. Directed by David Rimmer. Composed by Don Druick. 16mm. 9 min.

Dementia [Director’s Cut]. 1955. USA. Directed by John Parker. Composed by George Antheil. With Adrienne Barrett, Bruno VeSota, Ben Roseman. DCP. 61 min.

Director’s Cut, without dialogue, courtesy Cohen Film Collection.

  1. Sunday, March 18, 2018,
    1:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
  2. Wednesday, March 14, 2018,
    4:30 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2