As part of the Whitney Biennial Film program, Dani Leventhal and Sheilah Wilson will screen Strangely Ordinary This Devotion, with sound by Bonnie Jones.
April 22 – April 23
Location: Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater
Dani Leventhal’s films make palpable the emotional life of disparate animate and inanimate worlds. Using both scripted and found source material, Leventhal creates complex layers of meaning through montage, rendering micro-narratives of mortality and desire.
April 22: 6 and 8:30 pm
April 23: 3 pm
Screening followed by a conversation with Dani Leventhal, Sheilah Wilson, co-director of Strangely Ordinary this Devotion, Jared Buckhiester, co-director of Hard as Opal, and Aily Nash, co-curator of the 2017 Whitney Biennial Film Program
Dani Leventhal (b. 1972), Platonic, 2013
Dani Leventhal and Jared Buckhiester (b. 1977), Hard as Opal, 2015
Dani Leventhal and Sheilah Wilson (b. 1977), Strangely Ordinary This Devotion, 2017
Tickets are required ($12 adults, students, and seniors; free for members). Doors open thirty minutes before the program begins. Ticket holders are guaranteed admission until the start of the program, at which time any unclaimed seats will be released.