Every Exit is an Entrance: 30 Years of Film & Video
Exit Art, Film Programmer
The following programs were reprised on occasion of Exit Art’s 30-year retrospective; organized with the original guest curator, Jordi Torrent.

Samuel Beckett: The Media Work, Redux
Exit Art presented a one-night program of Beckett’s self-directed, experimental teleplays produced in West Germany and Great Britain between 1966 and 1986, including Words with Music, Quad I & II (1981), Not I (1977), Nacht und Traume (1983), and others.

A New York Tribute to Raúl Ruiz (1941–2011)
In 1987, Exit Art presented Raúl Ruiz: Works For/About French TV, a two-week program of television works by renowned Chilean-French filmmaker Raúl Ruiz. In celebration of Ruiz’s life and legacy, Exit Art screened Edipo (1989–2004), Miotte Vu Par Raúl (2001), a selection of shorts from the 1987 program, Raúl Ruiz: Works for/about French TV, The Golden Boat (1990), and more.

VideoSpain (1984–1987)
Following the death of Franco and the entrance of Spain into the common market, there had been a tremendous amount of video activity in the country. On occasion of Exit Art’s retrospective, the program provided an overview of the diverse work produced by video artists from all over Spain at that time.

Digimovies Open Call was a one-night event of experimental digital films that explored both the literal and abstract interpretations of fernweh, the “ache for distant places.” Artists include: Penny Lane, Alison S.M. Kobayashi, Daniel Lichtman, David Baumflek, Lee Arnold, Charlie Carlos Perez, and Stephen Rife. Curated by Candice Strongwater.