MISSING IN ACTION
Mass Art alumni Phil Solomon will making a return visit to Film Society with some things old and some things new, including the local premiere of the third and last installment of the series IN MEMORIAM (Mark Lapore) entitled STILL RAINING, STILL DREAMING (2009). This series of elegiac digital videos is culled entirely from recorded game play from the notorious Grand Theft Auto Video game series.
Solomon will also be showing rarely screened works made during his thirteen years of living in the Boston area, including WHAT'S OUT NIGHT IS LOST (1983) and CLEPSYDRA (1992).
Dedicating the show to two of his dearest friends in life who are now "missing in action", Solomon will be also be showing collaborations made with Stan Brakhage and Mark Lapore, in addition to some short clips from his personal collection of home movies and Brakhage salons. This screening is presented in conjunction with a Monday night screening of different works at the Harvard Film Archive.
SEASONS...(with Stan Brakhage) (2002)
WHAT'S OUT TONIGHT IS LOST (1983)
PSALM I: "THE LATENESS OF THE HOUR" (1999)
CROSSROAD (with Mark LaPore) (2005)
STILL RAINING, STILL DREAMING (2009)