Madeline Schwartzman

soma-sema (1993) 16mm, color, 21 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Literature & Theater

The story of Orpheus is set in the physics building, where a hypnotic lecture on black holes serves as narration for the myth. Orpheus, played by acclaimed New York City cabaret singer Ann Hampton Callaway, makes a stunning singing descent through fantastical labs and observatories to retrieve Eurydice from Hades, a room eternally projecting the failures of modern science.

Rental: $55.00
16mm Rental: $55.00

Madeline Schwartzman

Campus Trilogy, The (1995) 16mm, color, 41 min

Genre: Experimental

Soma-sema (1993) The Begat (1994) Dial P For Pagan (1995)

Rental: $100.00
16mm Rental: $100.00

Madeline Schwartzman

Begat, The (1994) 16mm, color, 15 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Literature & Theater

The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine's peacock garden and the roof of the dome are the setting for this contemporary look at the story of Adam, Eve and Lilith, Adam's alleged first wife. The world's first women rewrite biblical history through a twisted temptation of Adam while a Balkan brass band plays at a fevered pitch.

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

Madeline Schwartzman

Dial P For Pagan (1995) 16mm, color, 15 min

Genre: Experimental

A secret cult of male professors gathers together to perform a strange spell which will increase their flagging popularity on campus. But the spell misfires and summons a powerful ancient goddess, the Great Mother, who performs a spell of her own.

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

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