2012 – 2015

North Hall courtesy of Clean Plate Pictures.


May 22: HQTBD SCREENING PROGRAM. Screening by filmmakers Ephraim Asili, Peggy Ahwesh, and Takeshi Murata, with all filmmakers in person. MANY THOUSANDS GONE, Ephraim Asili, 2015, 8 min. KISSING POINT, Peggy Ahwesh, 2014, 15 min. LESSONS OF WAR, Peggy Ahwesh, 2014, 5 min. OM RIDER, Takeshi Murata, 2014, 11 min.

June 4: SYMBIOPSYCHOTAXIPLASM: TAKE ONE, William Greaves, 1968, 75 min. Part of the season-long series, Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986.

June 11: CITIZENFOUR, Laura Poitras, 2014, 114 min.

June 18: VIDEODROME, David Cronenberg, 1983, 87 min. Part of the Sci-Fi Summer Nights Series.

June 25: SUGARCOATED ARSENIC AND OTHER RECENT FILMS BY KEVIN JEROME EVERSON, 68 min. An evening with Kevin Jerome Everson, with an introduction and Q&A with the filmmaker.

July 3: BLADE RUNNER NOODLE NIGHT. Dinner available for purchase and introduction by artist Maximilian Goldfarb. Part of the Sci-Fi Summer Nights Series.

July 9: INSIDE BEDFORD-STUYVESANT PROGRAM, 1968-1971, 70 min. Intro and Q&A with producer Charles Hobson and programmer Jake Perlin. Part of the season-long series, Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986.

July 16: WILDNESS, Wu Tsang, 2012, 74 min. Intro and Q&A with the filmmaker.

July 23: ASPEN, Frederick Wiseman, 1991, 146 min.

August 6: JOE’S BED STUY BARBERSHOP: WE CUT HEADS, Spike Lee, 1983, 60 min. Part of the season-long series, Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986. Projected on 16 mm. film.

August 15: DUNE VERSUS DUNE. Back-to-back screening of JODOROWKSY’S DUNE, Frank Pavich, 2013, 88 min. and DUNE, David Lynch, 1984, 137 min. Part of the Sci-Fi Summer Nights Series.

August 22: HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT, Josh and Benny Safdie, 2014, 94 min. Skype Q&A with Josh Safdie.

August 27: THE WOLFPACK, Crystal Moselle, 2015, 89 min.



June 5: PHYSICAL COSMOLOGIES: THE SHINING, with intro and Q&A by Kevin McLeod (mstrmd).

June 12: DAISIES, Vera Chytilová, Czechoslovakia, 1966, 76 min. Tribute Screening.

June 21: DYKETACTICS AND OTHER 70s FILMS, 75 min, with Barbara Hammer in person.

July 3: WORKINGMAN’S DEATH, Michael Glawogger, Austria, 2005, 120 min. Tribute screening.

July 10: BLACK MOON, Louis Malle, France, 1975, 100 min.

July 17: THE BALLAD OF GENESIS AND LADY JAYE, Marie Losier, 2011, 72 min, with Q&A by Marie Losier.

July 24: NO MAN’S LAND (TERRA DE NINGUÉM), Salomé Lamas, 2012, 72 min, with intro by Joana Pimenta and Q&A by Salomé Lamas.

July 31: LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF, Thom Andersen, 2003, 169 min, with intro by writer Colin Beckett.

August 8: THE ROLLING STONES’ ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS, Mick Jagger and Michael Lindsay-Hogg, 1996, 66 min, with a reading and talk by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. Presented in association with Spotty Dog Books and Ale.

August 9: A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS, Ben Rivers and Ben Russell, Estonia/France, 2013, 98 min, with Q&A by Ben Russell via Skype.

August 15-16: COLONY OF LIGHT (Programs I & II). Colony of Light is a provisionally utopian collective of artists and filmmakers which first convened and collaborated in July 2013 at MoMA PS1, NYC. They reunite for a week residency at Basilica Hudson this August, where they will be collaborating on new work, and will present two public programs of films, videos, and performances. Each night will be an entirely different program of recent work by the Colony members: Basma Alsharif, Peter Burr, Bonnie Jones, Ted Kennedy, Jodie Mack, Xander Marro, Ben Russell, Jonathan Schwartz, Fern Silva, Ruth Somalo, and others, all of whom will be in attendance for discussion.

August 28: DUSTY STACKS OF MOM: THE POSTER PROJECT, Jodie Mack, 2013, 41 min, with Q&A by Jodie Mack via Skype.

September 28: FILM AS FILM: Three Films By Gregory J. Markopoulos, with discussion by filmmaker Robert Beavers and curator Mark Webber. Co-presented by the Film and Electronic Arts Department at Bard College.



June 6: THE DEVIL, PROBABLY, Robert Bresson, 1977, 93 min.

June 14: THEY ACCEPTED THE PLEASURES OF MORNING: Screening by Basma Alsharif, with Q&A following the screening.

June 20: C’EST VRAI, Robert Frank, 1990, 60 min; and LOOK AT THIS, Aaron Graham, 2010-2012, 16 min, with Q&A by Aaron Graham. Curated by Maxwell Paparella.

June 28: TOWHEADS, Shannon Plumb, 2013, 86 min, with Q&A by Shannon Plumb.

July 12-21: TO LOOK IS TO LABOR, an exhibition of moving image work by Harun Farocki, Lucy Raven and Andrew Norman Wilson. Co-presented by CCS Bard/Basilica Hudson, and curated by Olga Dekalo and Aily Nash.

August 8: VANESSA HAROUTUNIAN DOES JOANIE4JACKIE, with Q&A by Vanessa Haroutunian.

August 15: EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF, Jean-Luc Godard, 1980, 87 min.

August 22: GIMME THE LOOT, Adam Leon, 2012, 81 min, with director Adam Leon and producer Sam Soghor in person.

September 19: SUNDANCE SHORTS, 2013, 93 min.

September 26: NORTHERN LIGHTS, John Hanson & Rob Nilsson, 1978, 95 min.

October 10: SPECIAL EFFECT: Live Cinema by Peter Burr, 2013, with Q&A by Peter Burr.

October 17: TEENAGE, Matt Wolf, 2013, 78 min, with Q&A by Matt Wolf via Skype.

October 24: YUMEN, Xu Ruotao, J.P. Sniadecki & Huang Xiang, 2013, 65 min, with Q&A by J.P. Sniadecki.


May 25: HALLELUJAH THE HILLS, Adolfas Mekas, 1963, 82 minutes. Tribute screening, with intro by Peter Hutton.

June 8: BALLOON LAND: THINNER THAN AIR, with intro & Q&A by Benny and Josh Safdie, and Jake Perlin (Cinema Conservancy).

June 14: PROMISED LANDS, Susan Sontag, 1974, 87 min.

July 5: FOURTH OF JULY: RAUCOUS CAUCUS, curated by Aily Nash and Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa, with special performance by Brian Dewan.

July 12: POSSESSION, Andrzej Zulawski, with Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, 1981, 127 min.

July 19: STREETWISE, Martin Bell, Mary Ellen Mark, and Cheryl McCall, 1984, 91 min. Co-presented with Oral History Summer School 2012 (Suzanne Snider).

July 24: REMINISCENCIAS, Juan Daniel F. Molero, 2010, 85 min, with Q&A by Juan Daniel F. Molero.

September 7: An Evening with ALBERT MAYSLES, with Albert Maysles in person.

September 13: SANS SOLEIL, Chris Marker, 1983, 100 min. Tribute screening.

October 18: PERFUMED NIGHTMARE, Kidlat Tahimik, 1977, 93 min, with intro by Ed Halter and post-screening discussion with Kidlat Tahimik.


Photo credit: North Hall courtesy of Clean Plate Pictures.