Cineseries Presents: Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

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Film still showing group of people sitting talking in grassy field
February 15, 2022
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Location
FREE @ The Wex Film/Video Theater

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Add to Calendar 2022-02-15 19:00:00 2022-02-15 20:30:00 Cineseries Presents: Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One  William Greaves  run time: 75 minutes In his one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid, director William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making.  A couple enacts a break-up scenario over and over, a documentary crew films a crew filming the crew, locals wander casually into the frame: the project defies easy description. Yet this wildly innovative sixties counterculture landmark remains one of the most tightly focused and insightful movies ever made about making movies.  FREE @ The Wex Film/Video Theater Department of History of Art historyofart@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One 

William Greaves 

run time: 75 minutes

In his one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid, director William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making.  A couple enacts a break-up scenario over and over, a documentary crew films a crew filming the crew, locals wander casually into the frame: the project defies easy description. Yet this wildly innovative sixties counterculture landmark remains one of the most tightly focused and insightful movies ever made about making movies.