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Wednesday, Oct 9 2013

This Thursday evening, don't choose between a good book or a hip movie: you can have both. As part of SF's annual literary festival Litquake 2013, in association with the Canyon Cinema Foundation, the SF Cinemeatheque hosts The World, My Dear, is Piecemeal: Films on the Visualization of Text, a screening of seven films that bring words to life. Combining the syntactical forms of language with the graphic elements of film, the program blurs the lines between visual and literary. Featured video works include Stephanie Barber's letters, notes (2000), a sad medley of lost correspondence and found photography and an exclusive screening of So Is This, Michael Snow's '82 film essay, putting cinematic language under the microscope.

Thu., Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., 2013

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