Jeffrey’s Cinema #8

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Born in Russia, in what is now the Ukraine, Eleonora Derenkowska came to the United States in 1922. At first she became a leading activist in the local socialist movement. She believed in alternatives and experimentation her whole life, and would soon establish herself as an avant-garde poet, filmmaker, dancer as well as an ethnographer. Her movies are considered to be the cornerstone of American experimental cinema.


Meshes in the afternoon (1943) – 18 minutes
At Land (1944) – 15 minutes
The Private Life of a Cat (1946) – 29 minutes
Ritual in Transfigured Time (1946) – 15 minutes


The film starts at 5pm
Limited seating, please register via
Face mask required