Friday 23rd September:
Michael Lee Screening @ AFW
Still: Michael Lee - Razzle Dazzle Rhapsody, (1992)
Friday 23rd September, 8pm
2 Kerr St, Fitzroy
AFW is very pleased to present a long awaited screening of films by Melbourne experimental film icon Michael Lee. Lee came to Melbourne in 1968 to attend the only film school in Australia at the time – Swinburne. He was a founding board member of the Melbourne Film-makers Co-op.
His films consist frequently of animations and flickerings made from simple and direct materials, often with a motif of the cross and other religious iconography (Lee is a re-lapsed Catholic). There is a directness in his work which can be both kitsch and transcendent. A rare opportunity not to be missed!
All works screening on 16mm with the filmmaker present.
Black Fungus 15mins, 1971
Extract from "Mystical Rose" 5 mins, 1976
Rock Heart Fire 21mins, 1985
A Contemplation of the Cross 27mins, 1989
Razzle Dazzle Rhapsody 15 mins, 1992
Screen 5 mins, 1994