Women Surrealist Filmmakers

During November and December we will present a specially selected series of films to complement Manchester Art Gallery’s exhibition Angels of Anarchy: Women Artists and Surrealism (Sat 26 September 2009 – Sun 10 January 2010).

Both screenings will be introduced by Dr Patricia Allmer, curator of Angels of Anarchy, author of René Magritte: Beyond Painting, and Research Fellow at MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University.

The series is sponsored by MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University.

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Previously in this season

Bady Minck Double Bill

A rare opportunity to see two films by the contemporary artist and filmmaker Bady Minck. Im Anfang war der Blick creates a nightmarish dreamscape of…

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The Seashell and the Clergyman

Dulac’s superb Seashell and the Clergyman lays claim to being the earliest Surrealist film and is a classic of French avant-garde cinema. See it with…

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Talk/ Ursula Mayer (15)

Artist and filmmaker Ursula Mayer will present two of her seminal 16mm films: The Lunch in Fur and The Crystal Gaze, plus a post-screening discussion…

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