Seems like the path of coincidences: Films by Eduardo Williams

Seems like the path of coincidences: Films by Eduardo Williams

“Williams is bold in folding the foreignness and tedium of travel into the materiality and movement of his films." –Frieze 

“Across jungles, up mountains and down into cramped caves, Williams’s camera moves further and closer away, finding grandeur in the juxtaposition between his (sometimes non-pro) modestly striding performers and their expansive surroundings.” –Filmmaker Magazine


Available February 1, 2021 to ticket holders with a password.
Purchase a ticket here.

8:00 PM

Screening introduced by Aily Nash and Eduardo Thomas

Curator's Notes

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9:30 PM

Q&A with curator Aily Nash and filmmaker Eduardo “Teddy” Williams, moderated by Bérénice Reynaud and Eduardo Thomas

You can watch in the video link below or join Zoom here with your passcode to take part in the Q&A.




Eduardo Williams’ kinetic films carry the viewer through liminal and peripheral paths—alleys, hallways, jungle trails, and grocery store aisles—into the intimate lives of their protagonists. What propels the movement of the ambulatory young men in Williams’ films is less central than the visceral feeling of being along for the ride. The hyperlocal, yet often disorienting experience of place, be it Sierra Leone and France in That I’m Falling? (2013), or Hanoi in I Forgot! (2014), is deepened through the casual minutiae discussed by close friends, or the texture of beloved hangout spots. In Parsi (2018), the propulsive words of Mariano Blatt’s poem “No es” match the relentless momentum of the embodied camera, which meanders the streets of Guinea-Bissau.

The Jack H. Skirball Series is organized by Bérénice Reynaud and Eduardo Thomas and funded in part by the Ostrovsky Family Fund, with special support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This program is curated by Aily Nash.

KCRW is the Official Radio Sponsor of REDCAT.



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MON 2/1
8:00 pm

THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT. A ticket purchase includes online streaming access to the program as well as the ability to participate in the live Q&A afterwards. Streaming will expire on February 4th at 8pm.

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff