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New York Pavements: Short Films from the Collection of the Film-Makers' Cooperative

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Streamed Online from August 19 to August 25

Portraying the manic pace of Manhattan street life has challenged many filmmakers and artists over the years, from Joseph Cornell to Abigail Child. Featuring nine experimental or home-movie shorts, this engaging program spans six decades on New York’s streets. The films are recent restorations from the collection of the New York–based Film-Makers’ Cooperative—founded in 1961 as the first-ever artist-run collective devoted to the preservation of artists’ moving-image works. Special thanks go to its executive director M. M. Serra, who selected the films.

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