Courtesy of the artist and neugerriemschneider, Berlin

Canceled Event
Maggie's Farm

Part of First Look 2020
Sunday, March 15, 1:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

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Dir. James Benning. United States. 2020, 84 mins. DCP. If landscape is a function of time as James Benning has held throughout his career, then this serene study of the parking lot, stairwell and corridors, and rear loading dock of the CalArts building where Benning has worked for 33 years comprises more than the sum of its 24 three-and-a-half-minute-long shots, divided sequentially into 8 exteriors, 8 interiors, and 8 exteriors again. Recorded in a single day, the suggested rhythm of the filmmaker’s own quotidian life over decades merges dreamily with the real-time rhythms of this institutional space, where sometimes the music of Bob Dylan and Linda Ronstadt is overheard. “Filmed at California Institute of the Arts on July 4, 2019 where I have worked since 1987. Maggie's Farm is a portrait of a place I know quite well.”—James Benning

North American premiere.

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