Lecturer Laida Lertxundi’s films at the
Wexner Center for the Arts Visiting Filmmakers Double Feature Introduction of

Short Films

Monday, March 18th, 2013, 7PM

Wexner Center for the Arts | Film/Video Theater, 1871 North High St, Columbus, Ohio 43210

Join Laida Lertxundi and Michael Robinson—recipients of the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s first-ever award to experimental filmmakers (the Kazuko Trust Scholarship Award Grant)—for a screening of their rigorous and emotional films.

Lertxundi (“the 2012 Whitney Biennial’s most significant discovery,” according to the Nation) starts the evening with five shorts exploring languor and yearning against the backdrop of Los Angeles and its environs. Robinson, whose work has frequently been featured at the Wex, follows with Circle in the Sand, the project he completed as a Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipient for 2011–12. His most ambitious film to date, it chronicles a band of female prisoners rummaging through leftovers of American culture in the aftermath of a civil war. (app. 100 mins., video)


Laida Lertxundi’s short films featured include:

Footnotes to a House of Love
2007, 16mm film, color, sound; 13 min.

My Tears Are Dry
2009, 16mm film, color, sound; 4 min

Llora Cuando Te Pase / Cry When It Happens
Laida Lertxundi, 2010, 16mm film, color, sound; 14 min.

A Lax Riddle Unit
2011, 6min, 16mm, color, sound

The Room Called Heaven
2012, 11 min, 16mm, color, sound


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