Van Alen Institute Presents “Get Lost” at Anthology Film Archives, Monday, December 8

The Van Alen Institute is presenting a series of cinematic love letters to NYC called Get Lost! on Monday, December 8 at Anthology Film Archives at 7:30pm, followed by a beer and wine reception.

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The program, curated by Paul Dallas, features works by three seminal filmmakers:  Cheap Jonas Mekas, Robert Frank, and Manfred Kirchheimer . The event is being presented as part of the ongoing VAI initiative  Purchase Elsewhere: Escape and the Urban Landscapewhich explores escape in the urban environment through competitions, public programs, and research.

The Van Alen Institute collaborates with communities, scholars, policymakers, and professionals on local and global initiatives that rigorously investigate the most pressing social, cultural, and ecological challenges of tomorrow.

Full program:

Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Jonas Mekas, 1950-2003, 16mm, 15 min.

Pull My Daisy
Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie, 1959, 16mm, 28 min.

Stations of the Elevated Order
Manfred Kirshheimer, 1980, DCP, 45 min.

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