On Thursday November 28th the Continuist will be hosting a screening of Michelangelo Antonioni’s film Blow Up (1966).
We’ve snagged a description of the film from IMDB:
“A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. Then he meets a mysterious beauty, and also notices something frightfully suspicious on one of his photographs of her taken in a park. The fact that he may have photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.”
Murray Pomerance is a Canadian film scholar and Ryerson professor, working in the Department of Sociology. Pomerance’s published works include The Eyes Have It: Cinema and the Reality Effect (2013) and Michelangelo Red Antonioni Blue: Eight Reflections on Cinema (2011). Pomerance will lead a discussion including a Q&A following the screening.
Come out to LIB072 at 350 Victoria Street (Podium Building) on the 28th. We recommend that you arrive on the early side, as the film will be starting right on time. This event is free of charge.
Please be sure to RSVP on Facebook here! See you there!