In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Swoon, BAMcinématek presents a pair of short films by its director, New Queer Cinema pioneer Tom Kalin.
Geoffrey Beene 30 (1993)
A celebration of Geoffrey Beene’s 30 years in the fashion industry, featuring an ensemble cast including Marcia Gay Harden, Claire Danes, Russell Wong, and Viveca Lindfors. Evoking the silent film era, the film is shot in stunning black-and-white by acclaimed cinematographer Ellen Kuras.
Doveman and Tom Kalin collaboration (2010-2012)
This dynamic combination of music and image, an ongoing collaboration between Kalin and the musician Doveman that was first inspired by the latter's 2009 album The Conformist, explores themes of thwarted romance and urban alienation.
This presentation is in association with FilmBuff.