Int. Cinema, "Patience (After Sebald)"

7:00pm – 8:30pm

"Patience (After Sebald)" - Directed by Grant Gee, English, 82 min., 2011. A multi-layered, highly original film essay on landscape, history, art, life and loss, "Patience (After Sebald)" offers a unique exploration of the work of German author W.G. Sebald. Structured as a journey through the coastal Suffolk landscapes described in Sebald's novel "The Rings of Saturn" - one of the most highly praised and hotly discussed literary works of recent years - the film avoids typical art documentary strategies, weaving commentaries by artists and critics into an aural tapestry that offers a revealing counterpoint to images of places and things described in the book. The result is not an adaptation or explanation of Sebald, but a kind of aesthetic response to his work.


Miller Auditorium at Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
United States

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Alizza Punzalam-Randle
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