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Dr. Kornelia Boczkowska’s East Coast book launch and special program at UnionDocs in New York, NY

On December 7, 2023, Dr. Kornelia Boczkowska’s (American Studies Research Unit) recent book had its East Coast premiere at UnionDocs in New York, NY, at the invitation of executive artistic director and artistic co-director of UNDO, Christopher Allen and Jenny Miller.

Dr. Kornelia Boczkowska also curated a special program devoted to the memory of Jon Behrens (Interbay Cinema Society), in which she presented several films discussed in the book, and led a conversation with the filmmakers in attendance (Jessica Bardsley, Ann Deborah Levy and Bill Morrison) following the screening.

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Trailer for the event by UnionDocs:

UnionDocs (UNDO) is one of the leading U.S. centers for documentary arts dedicated to community-supported research, production and exhibition of powerful works of nonfiction through public programs, premieres by established and upcoming artists and rare archival screenings, which highlight artful and inventive work that is otherwise difficult to access.

Lost Highways, Embodied Travels: The Road Movie in American Experimental Film and Video (Brill, 2023) has been funded by the National Science Centre, Poland (grant no. UMO-2018/31/D/HS2/01553), Terra Foundation for American Art Research Travel Grant to the United States (grant no. 0614-4-3b) and ESSE Type B Bursary (2018).

four photographs, 2 rows x 2 columns: 1) person stading behind a pulpit, holding a book in their hand; 2) two people sitting, posing for a photograph; 2) one person standing and three people sitting in chairs, having a discussion; 4) a group of people sitting in chairs in front of a screen onto which an image is being projected

🌍 wersja w języku polskim (version in Polish) — link