Artist Talk with Bill Morrison

Monday, February 12, 7:30 pm
Main Montgomery Building (1111 Eighth)

Bill Morrision will be visiting Craig Baldwin's Found Footage Workshop in Room 130 to discuss his work.

Bill’s films often combine rare archival material set to contemporary music. His work of over 30 titles was honored with a mid-career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (NY) in 2014-2015. Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016) won a Critics’ Choice Award for most innovative documentary, and was named the Best Documentary of 2017 by the Boston Society of Film Critics. The Great Flood (2013) won the Smithsonian Ingenuity Award of 2014 for Historical Scholarship. In 2013, Decasia (2002) was the first film of the 21st century to be selected to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry. Morrison has collaborated with the some of the most celebrated composers of our time, including John Adams, Gavin Bryars, Philip Glass, Michael Gordon, Bill Frisell, Vijay Iyer, Jóhann Jóhannsson, David Lang, Steve Reich, and Julia Wolfe, among many others.

More information: contact Eric Millman, emillman@cca.edu