Pop-Up Film Festival

Dec. 14, 2012

First Street Lofts, 460 S. Saginaw St., Flint, MI

A presentation of films in which unusual visions of the built and imagined environment play a starring role. Cities shape their inhabitants, and are shaped in return, through continuous waves of turmoil, struggle and contradiction.

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Featuring works by David O’Reilly, including Please Say Something, an animated short that was awarded the Golden Bear at the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival, and The External World, a dystopian epic, which premiered at the 67th Venice Film Festival and the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Experimental work by Gordon Matta-Clark and Vito Acconci, and work by Charlie Ahearn, which reveals the gritty, vibrant street life of NYC in the early 1980’s.