December 6 – 17, 2016
In the digital era images have become, paradoxically, somewhat less tangible. W H A T W A S F I L M is an exhibition that puts 16mm motion picture film on display for close viewing. Some might think that film is obsolete, but film still is.
Tom Whiteside, a filmmaker and film historian, has been showing films as Durham Cinematheque since 1991.
Soft opening with music by IBOD: Tuesday, December 6, 6 pm
Screening of FILMISTORY.3: Thursday, December 8, 8 pm
Opening Reception, Artist Talk and Screening: Friday, December 9, 8 pm
Visual AIDS Day Screening of COMPULSIVE PRACTICE: Saturday, December 10, 7 pm
Screening of Interviewed: Thursday, December 15, 8 pm
Reception During Third Friday Durham: Friday, December 16, 6 – 9 pm
Screening of Circle Again: Saturday, December 17, 7 pm
December 06 - December 17, 2016