Coleen Fitzgibbon's experimental eye for cinema
Coleen Fitzgibbon is an avant-garde filmmaker who developed her chops right here in Chicago. The School of the Art Institute graduate’s most famous work includes Internal Systems and FM/TRCS.
During a prolific period in the 1970s, Fitzgibbon explored film frames, color and contrast in a minimalistic way. Eventually she took a trip to the commercial side, working for CNN and the Nightly Business Report. Recently, she began the process of having her early work restored. That work brought Fitzgibbon back to Chicago.
The Conversations at the Edge series will screen Internal Systems: Films by Coleen Fitzgibbon tonight at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
A different program of her work, Restoring Appearances to Order, screens tomorrow night at the Nightingale Theatre in Chicago.
Thursday, Oct 14th at 6:00 p.m.
Conversations at the Edge at the Gene Siskel Film Center
Friday, October 15, 2010 – 7:30 p.m.
White Light Cinema Presents:
Restoring Appearances to Order: Rare Films by Coleen Fitzgibbon at The Nightingale