*Liberation Machines

The Poetic Films of James Broughton
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A program of films by San Francisco-based poet and avant-garde pioneer filmmaker James Broughton (1913-1999). The films cover Broughton's career and will include Mother's Day (1947); Four in the Afternoon (1951); High Kukus (1973); The Water Circle (1975); Erogony (1976); Song of the Godbody (1977); and Devotions (1983). Presented in conjunction with the Hormel Center's exhibition Hymns to Hermes: The Poetics of James Broughton on exhibit until January 2014. James Broughton once said "I firmly believe in Incitements, Delightments, Enlightenments, and Liberation Machines. I have always hoped that cinema could be a Liberation Machine."  Films will be introduced by curator and historian Joey Cain.

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Main Library, Koret Auditorium
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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