Night Reels, the exhibition on view in the Project Gallery and the Multipurpose Hall through June 6, features the work of Stacey Steers, a visual artist who incorporates elements from classic films into her 2D paper collage, animation, and sculptural works. Before the show closes, the Dryden will screen 35mm prints of two silent films Steers used in creating two of her works on display.
Judy Garland’s films seem ever-present in our culture. Despite this, there are only about two dozen films that Garland played a lead in, and less than half of those are in color.
With all the attention paid to Herman J. Mankiewicz with the release of Mank, it is an opportune time to focus on Joseph L. Mankiewicz: Herman’s younger, quieter, yet more prolific and accomplished brother.
Over the course of his 41 years at the George Eastman Museum, Ed Stratmann gained an international reputation for the film preservation projects he championed. His work in the field will continue to impact future generations of archivists, students, and cinephiles.