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Category Archives: Screenings

MUSEUM HOURS PICKED UP BY CINEMA GUILD for U.S. DISTRIBUTION

We are very happy to announce that The Cinema Guild will be the U.S. distributor for MUSEUM HOURS. http://www.cinemaguild.com/    

MUSEUM HOURS – North American Premiere at TORONTO FILM FEST

The new feature will have screen at TIFF as follows: Press & Industry 1:  Saturday the 8th  Scotiabank 5, 10:30 AM Public 1:  Sunday the 9th, 4:30PM  Cinema 3 (TIFF Bell Lightbox) Public 2:  Tuesday the 11th, 6:00 PM  Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 9 Press & Industry 2:  Weds. the 12th, 1:30 PM.    Scotiabank […]

“We Have an Anchor” to premier at EMPAC – Friday, April 27 at 8pm

A new show of projected images with live music, commissioned by EMPAC, the experimental media and performing arts center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, will premier this friday. The show consists of footage shot over the past ten years in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, with texts and live music… Musicians are Guy Picciotto (Fugazi), […]

New ‘Newsreels’ about Occupy Wall Street

Jem has made 4 new short films observing Occupy Wall Street in New York, with a 5th on the way. The films are playing as shorts, one per week, before feature films at the IFC Center theater, 6th Ave. at West 3rd st. Online, they can be seen at: www.vimeo.com/ifccenter

LITTLE FLAGS in 9/11 Show at PS1, NYC WEIGHTS installed at Jewish Museum

The short film, LITTLE FLAGS, continues its exhibition in the remarkable September 11 show at MoMA PS1 curated by Peter Eleey. It runs to Jan. 9, 2012. NYC WEIGHTS and MEASURES will be installed at the Jewish Museum from Nov.4, 2011 to March 25, 2012

2011 SCREENINGS AT MOMA

The Fugazi documentary, INSTRUMENT, and THIS IS A HISTORY OF NEW YORK at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/films/1158 I will do a Q & A with Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto (only) on Friday, March 4 after the 7 pm screening of INSTRUMENT. (This is the museum’s free night, so film tickets are also free […]

FEB. SCREENINGS AT NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASH. D.C.

The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. will present: Jem Cohen: Curious Visions with a screening of short films and works-in-progress on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011 at 2:30 (Filmmaker present) and a screening of the Fugazi documentary INSTRUMENT on Sunday, Feb. 27th at 4:30 (Ian MacKaye present) http://www.nga.gov/programs/film/JemCohen.shtm Screenings are in the East Building […]

CHAIN at Museum of Modern Art, MAY 2010

MoMA will screen the feature film, CHAIN (2004, 99 min. w. Miho Nikaido and Mira Billotte) as part of the Creative Capital Film Series. MAY 15 at 4pm (with filmmaker Q & A) and MAY 27 at 7pm (filmmaker present).

RETROSPECTIVES and MASTER CLASSES IN SPAIN

Jem will have a (nearly) complete retrospective at the Punto de Vista Documentary Festival in Pamplona, Spain, Feb. 5th – 13th. The retrospective consists of 7 programs and will be accompanied by the publication of a new, bilingual book on Cohen’s work, Signal Fires. http://www.navarra.es/home_en/Temas/Turismo+ocio+y+cultura/Actividades+culturales/Espectaculos/PuntodeVista/default.htm The retrospective will then travel to Galicia (CGAI) and Valencia […]

ANNE TRUITT, WORKING at Hirshhorn Museum, Wash., D.C.

Jem’s short film portrait of artist, Anne Truitt; on exhibition with her major survey, now to Jan. 3, 2010