fv001/002/075A Lecture Part I (48:59 min.) Visiting filmmaker Paul Sharits screens and discusses his new "abstract" film Declarative Mode, an energetic celebration of Thomas Jefferson's stance against slavery. The soundtrack is derived from a little-known section of Jefferson's original draft of the "Declaration of Independence." Long moments of silence during film screenings.
fv001/002/075B Lecture Part II (47:38 min.)