Rivers and Tides (Germany / UK)

WEDNESDAY JULY 27, 2016 |  Pre-screening performance begins at 7PM

Rivers and Tides (Germany / UK)
Directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer; 2001, 90 mins.

A fascinating, visually intoxicating portrait of British earthworks artist Andy Goldsworthy, who uses twigs, grass, mud, ice, water, leaves, stones – all things natural – to fashion delicate labyrinthine objects that transform over a period of hours or days, or self-destruct within moments of reaching their pinnacle of perfection. In Nova Scotia we see him literally biting pieces of ice to make them fit; he’s overjoyed as brilliant sun backlights his icicle-artwork, giving it an otherworldly glow, and, of course, melting it simultaneously. “Ravishingly beautiful.” – Stephen Holden, The New York Times

Programmed by Film Forum.

Join us at 7PM for food from Max Bratwurst und Bier music from Emily Wolf. The film will begin at sundown.

Limited VIP seating is available for Cinema Stars! contributors. Please click here to make your donation or find out more.

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