Temporal Tech: Digital Film in the Hands of Old Masters - Virtual Film Talk

Temporal Tech

March 31, 2022

Film scholar Aster Gilbert explores exciting connections among a diverse group of filmmaking masters who use digital cameras to deal with the passage of time, bodies, memory, and perspective. By diving into the recent work of David Cronenberg, Spike Lee, Clint Eastwood, Cheryl Dunye, David Lynch, and Monte Hellman, this class will explore new digital modes anchored in classic genres like noir, horror, and political thrillers.

Film include Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg, 2014), The Owls (Cheryl Dunye, 2010), Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (Spike Lee, 2014), The 15:17 to Paris (Clint Eastwood, 2018), Road to Nowhere (Monte Hellman, 2010), and Twin Peaks: The Return (David Lynch, 2017).


Thursday March 31, 2022
7:00–9:00pm PT
$25 Sustainer | $15 Regular | $10 SIFF member
Livestreamed via Zoom Webinar. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to ticket purchasers shortly before the scheduled event.


Aster is a writer and filmmaker whose work can be found at Mubi’s Notebook, Transgender Studies Quarterly, and the forthcoming John Carpenter issue of No Cinema. She previously worked as GenreQueer programmer for Milwaukee Film. She studied film at Columbia College Chicago and Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas.