Filmmaker Gehr to screen works, Oct. 23, Nov. 13
Posted October 18, 2007; 03:38 p.m.
Ernie Gehr, an internationally acclaimed experimental filmmaker, will screen selections from his films and speak about his works at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
Gehr is one of the most celebrated figures among the generation of experimental filmmakers who rose to prominence beginning in the 1960s. "Serene Velocity," "Eureka" and "Still" are among the best known of his more than 20 films. Gehr's work has been widely shown and collected by film and art institutions, and he has taught filmmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Gehr is at Princeton under the short-term visiting fellows program of the Council of the Humanities, as a guest of the Program in Visual Arts.