Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis
Balagan continues to represent the cutting edge in
avant-garde cinema in these parts, as demonstrated in their latest program at
the Brattle, Balagan
Presents: A Visit From Daichi Saito.
It's a selection of shorts by the Japanese/Canadian philosopher auteur,
including Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis, winner of the top prize
at the 48th Ann Arbor Film Festival. "As soon as an image is born," Saito said
of his work, "it is dead already." He'll be on hand to explain what that means Tuesday, January 24 at 7:30 pm at the Brattle, 40 Brattle St, Cambridge | $10; $8 students,
seniors | 617.876.6837 or brattlefilm.org.