F15 - Exposing Muybridge & Selected Short Films

  • Rose Main Auditorium
  • 25 June 2023, 3pm

Directed by Marc Shaffer

Brilliant, ambitious, and mischievous, the 19th-century San Francisco photographer Eadweard Muybridge lived the lives of a dozen men before his breakthrough photographs of running horses set the course for the development of cinema and transformed the camera into a machine of unmatched perception and persuasion.

But hiding in Muybridge's work are clues that provoke an enduring question: Can we believe what we see in a photograph?