An Afternoon with Peter Greenaway

Peter Greenaway presents The Death of Cinema following a screening of his new film Goltzius and the Pelican Company

120 minutes

Peter Greenaway, the iconoclastic genius behind such astonishing films as The Draughtsman's Contract, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, The Pillow Book, and Goltzius and the Pelican Company, provides a premise and a challenge in his upcoming forum: is the contemporary cinema's dependence on text leading to the death of cinema?

May 19, 2013
SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival  
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Event includes screening of "Goltzius and the Pelican Company"

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Citing examples from both sides of the equation, Greenaway presents a fascinating treatise on the ways in which our reliance on text in film is creating a populace of "visual illiterates." Join us for what promises to be a fascinating and hugely entertaining afternoon with one of the medium's leading provocateurs. Illustrated with numerous clips and striking visual imagery, Peter Greenaway's lecture promises to be enlightening and exciting adventure. The talk will follow a screening of Goltzius and the Pelican Company.

Goltzius and the Pelican Company also screens on May 17.

Running Time: 120 minutes