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An Artist Selects: William E. Jones

Part of Artists’ Cinema: William E. Jones

This program, curated by filmmaker William E. Jones and drawn almost entirely from the Walker’s Ruben/Bentson Collection, presents works from cinema’s infancy and one by a contemporary artist. Featured are short works by Auguste and Louis Lumière (1894–1903, 10 minutes), Thomas Edison Paper Print Films (1897–1904, 10 minutes), and Ernie Gehr’s Eureka (1974, 30 minutes). Program length 50 minutes.


Major support to preserve, digitize, and present the Ruben/Bentson Film and Video Study Collection is generously provided by the Bentson Collection.