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March 16–July 25, 2004 at the Getty Center

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Film Series

Portraits + Visions: Photography into Film
From biographical documentaries of Lewis Hine, Diane Arbus, and Manuel Alvarez Bravo to rarely seen films by photographers such as László Moholy-Nagy and Weegee, this four-part film series brings to life subjects and settings from the exhibition. Limit four seats per reservation.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 23, 24, and 25

Friday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.
Total running time: 116 min.

Eadweard Muybridge: Motion Studies
Animated motion sequences using Eadweard Muybridge's original photographic plates, 1990
Running time: 3 min.

L'Étoile de mer
Film by Man Ray, 1928
Running time: 15 min.

Emak Bakia (A Cinepoem)
Film by Man Ray, 1926
Running time: 20 min.

Everything is Photograph: Profile of André Kertész
Documentary film, 1978
Running time: 30 min.

Weegee's New York
Film by Weegee, 1953
Running time: 20 min.

Diane Arbus
Documentary film, 1972
Running time: 28 min.

Saturday, April 24, 3:30 p.m.
Total running time: 120 min.

Alfred Stieglitz: Photographer
Documentary film, 1982
Running time: 24 min.

A Sharp Eye on Nature
Documentary film featuring Thomas Eakins, 2001
Running time: 28 min.

Henri Cartier-Bresson
Documentary film, 1994
Running time: 38 min.

Berlin Still Life
Film by László Moholy-Nagy, 1926
Running time: 8 min.

Lightplay: Black-White-Gray
Film by László Moholy-Nagy, 1930
Running time: 6 min.

Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Documentary film, 1990
Running time: 16 min.

Saturday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Total running time: 144 min.

America and Lewis Hine
Documentary film, 1984
Running time: 56 min.

Native Land
Film by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand, 1942
Radical social documentary by the film collective Frontier Films that combines documentary information with dramatization to critique the anti-democratic features of the American political system during the Depression and pre-World War II years, specifically in relation to the anti-labor movement.
Running time: 88 min.

Sunday, April 25, Noon
Total running time: 112 min.

Nadar the Great
Documentary film, 1975
Running time: 25 min.

Dorothea Lange – Under the Trees
Documentary film, 1966
Running time: 30 min.

Walker Evans/America
Documentary film, 2000
Running time: 57 min.