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Still from Yvonne Rainer's Film About a Woman Who… (1974) courtesy Zeitgeist Films/Kino Lorber

Film Programs

Yvonne Rainer Retrospective

Film About a Woman Who… preceded by Trio A


  • Saturday, February 25, 2023
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
  • East Building Auditorium

Registration Required

Registration is required and opens at noon on Friday, February 17.

Yvonne Rainer Retrospective

Film About a Woman Who… is a meditation on ambivalence that plays with cliché and the conventions of soap opera while telling the story of a woman whose sexual dissatisfaction masks an enormous anger (1974, 16mm to DCP, 105 minutes).

Preceded by Trio A, a choregraphed performance that has undergone transformations over the decades since this 1978 recording, yet remains characterized by “…its unmodulated continuity and its imperative involving the gaze” – Yvonne Rainer. (1978, digital file, 10 minutes).