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Zabriskie Point
Sunday, December 7, 2008 - 4:30pm
The Northwest Film Center and the PSU English Department would like to invite you to this month's film screenings for free! With the exception of the Portland International Film Festival, the NW Film Center's screenings are free to all PSU students, faculty and staff.

Zabriskie Point
US 1970
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Antonioni takes the anxieties of military-industrial society and atom-smashes them in Death Valley, as young lovers spend flesh on the desert. A threshold film that re-finds America as a savage sceneemotional primitives, consumerist gods, unnoticed answersZABRISKIE POINT begins by criticizing radical student politics, but quickly stops seeking fault and starts indulging Antonioni's unequaled groovy existentialism (soundtrack by Pink Floyd and Jerry Garcia). It climaxes in a poem of inner space expressed as total explosion, scattering rock 'n' roll self-disgust and a heavy mellow of bummer-power. As art, ZABRISKIE POINT feels amazing. For those who skip Burning Man, here is an environment. (112 min)

When: Sunday, December 7th, 2008
Where:
Whitsell Auditorium (1219 SW Park Ave)
Time:
4:30 PM
Cost:
Free to PSU students, faculty and staff

For more information, visit www.nwfilm.org or email Jeff at nwfilm@pdx.edu