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Double Wow and Other Works by Ken Jacobs

Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

With Ken Jacobs in conversation with David Schwartz

MoMI’s 1989 Ken Jacobs retrospective celebrated three decades of pioneering work by the New York avant garde icon. Always inventing new forms and bending technology to his unique artistry, Jacobs embraced digital cinema and has become even more prolific in the subsequent three decades. In this program, two celluloid portraits of his young son and daughter and a digital exploration of 19th-century stereographic imagery of children laboring at a thread factory, are presented along with the world premiere of a 40-minute 3D work, Double Wow, whose title evokes the wonderment and impact of so many of his films. The screening, with First Look favorite Ken Jacobs in person, celebrates the release of The Ken Jacobs Collection by Kino Lorber on Blu-ray.

Spaghetti Aza (1976, 16mm, 1 min.)

Nissan Ariana Window (1969, 16mm, 14 mins.)

Capitalism: Child Labor (2006, 14 mins.)

Double Wow (World Premiere. 2021, 3D, 40 mins.)

Tickets: $15 / $11 seniors & students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / $7 MoMI members. Order online. 

After your purchase (limit 4 tickets per order), an electronic ticket will be sent via email to facilitate contactless check-in; seating will be assigned upon arrival on a first-come, first-seated basis. Learn more here.