The Washing Society – 2018

Thursday, April 12, 3:15 PM

The Washing Society
Director: Lynne Sachs/Lizzie Olesker
44 minutes

When you drop off a bag of dirty laundry, who’s doing the washing and folding? The Washing Society brings us into New York City laundromats and the experiences of the people who work there by observing these disappearing neighborhood spaces and the continual, intimate labor that happens there. The juxtaposition of narrative and documentary elements in The Washing Society creates a dream-like, yet hyper-real portrayal of a day in the life of a laundry worker, both past and present.

Playing with:

Carolee, Barbara & Gunvor
Director: Lynne Sachs
8 minutes

From 2015 to 2017, Lynne Sachs visited with Carolee Schneemann, Barbara Hammer and Gunvor Nelson, three multi-faceted artists who have embraced the moving image throughout their lives.

Pink Gold
Director: Daniel Anguiano Zúñiga
20 minutes

A portrait of shrimp fishing in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico viewed through the crew of the fishing boat Kolsillo.

Call Me Mrs. Chan
Director: Chan Hau Chun/Chui ChI Yin
16 minutes
Hong Kong

Waste collectors earn the lowest wages with the most blood and sweat.