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Early Short Films by David Lynch (& La Jetée)

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Feb 02 - 03 2023
Early Short Films by David Lynch (& La Jetée)

This program contains digital restorations of seven surreal/fantastical short films.

USA/France, 1962-95, David Lynch, Chris Marker

The first six are by David Lynch (most were made before his 1977 debut feature Eraserhead) and the last, La Jetée, is by France’s Chris Marker. La Jetée (aka The Pier or The Jetty) is one of the greatest short films in cinema history and inspired Terry Gilliam’s 12 Monkeys (see 2/26). Complete program: Six Men Getting Sick (1967); The Alphabet (1968); The Grandmother (1970); The Amputee, Version 1 & Version 2 (1974); Premonitions Following an

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General admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D.holders, and those age 25 & under $8.

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