MARCUSE and MCLUHAN on screen

Date: July 24, 2008
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC

In partnership with Vancity Theatre at the Vancouver International Film Centre, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is pleased to announce a special night …

In partnership with Vancity Theatre at the Vancouver International Film Centre, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is pleased to announce a special night of film screenings related to its current exhibition Idyll. On the ocassion of the 40th anniversary of May 1968, Idyll addresses aspects of that revolutionary decade. Join us on Thursday, July 24 at Vancity Theatre to screen a selection of films that are both documents and analysis of that time.

7 pm
“Herbert’s Hippopotamus: Marcuse and Revolution in Paradise” (dir. Paul Alexander Juutilainen), a documentary about the life of Frankfurt School theorist Herbert Marcuse while employed at University of California at San Diego, preceded by two short experimental films from the 1960s, “Aaeon” (dir. Al Razutis) and “Migration” (dir. David Rimmer).

9 pm
“McLuhan’s Wake”, a documentary on the life and work of Marshall McLuhan, along with the influential experimental short “21 – 87” (dir. Arthur Lipsett).

Buy your tickets online at http://www.vifc.org

Vancity Theatre
Vancouver International Film Centre
1181 Seymour St
Vancouver, BC

For further information visit http://www.belkin.ubc.ca/special/screening-at-viff or contact Julie Bevan at julie.bevan@ubc.ca,(604) 822-3640
MORRIS AND HELEN BELKIN ART GALLERY