As friends in Marin County, Gunvor Nelson and Dorothy Wiley made films in the 1960s that foregrounded their personal experiences. Featuring original soundtracks, these collaborative and solo films explore the poetics of everyday life, from portraits of motherhood to close studies of various bodies. Nelson, who is now based in Sweden, and Wiley were among the earliest members of the cooperative Canyon Cinema. This screening is presented as part of a multi-venue series considering their pioneering filmmaking and milieu. SCREENING: My Name is Oona (1969, Nelson), Miss Jesus Fries on Grill (1973, Wiley), the collaborative Fog Pumas (1967) and more.
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.
YBCA Programs in 17–18 are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.
Additional Funding for YBCA Programs 17–18: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
Lead Image: Courtesy the distributor.