Art on Film series

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Art on Film is a gift to procrastinators who wanted to see Kenneth Love's documentaries about puppeteer Margo Lovelace and sculptor Thaddeus Mosley but couldn't find the time back in November.

The shorts are part of Pittsburgh Filmmakers' annual series exploring artists and their creative process in photography, sculpture, drawing, painting, music, puppetry, architecture or video game design.

Movies are free and screen at the Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Ave., Downtown June 6-14 during the Three Rivers Arts Festival.

"Cutie and the Boxer": An exploration of the marriage of "boxing" painter Ushio Shinohara and artist Noriko Shinohara. 7:30 p.m. June 6, repeats 8 p.m. June 9 and 8:15 p.m. June 12.

"Margo Lovelace and the Magic of Puppetry" and "Thaddeus Mosley, Sculptor": PG art critic Mary Thomas wrote that Mr. Love's sensitive documentaries "reach beyond specifics to illuminate the grace and joy that these artists have contributed to our community. With almost fatherly care, he's distilled countless hours of research and interviews into half-hour profiles of gentility and the creative spirit." 3 p.m. June 7, repeats 2 p.m. June 8 and 4:15 p.m. June 14.

"Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation": Singer-songwriters, authors and performers from the early 1960s reflect on becoming the voices of a generation. 4:30 p.m. June 7, repeats 8:45 p.m. June 13.

"Open City of Amereida": Local filmmaker Andres Tapia-Urzua explores a radical architectural pro-ject and community in Chile. 6:45 p.m. June 7, repeats 3:15 p.m. June 8, 6:30 p.m. June 11 and 3 p.m. June 14.

"Sign Painters": A look at sign painters still working with brushes, rather than computers and printers, in America. 8 p.m. June 7, repeats 6:30 p.m. June 12.

"Indie Game: The Movie": Portrait of a new breed of artist, the video game designer. 4:30 p.m. June 8, repeats 7:30 p.m. June 14.

"In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life With Saul Leiter": Film about the self-effacing street photographer as he cleans his cluttered apartment before his 2013 death. 6:30 p.m. June 9, repeats 5:45 p.m. June 14.

"Antonio Gaudi": Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara takes viewers on a poetic, visual tour of Catalan architect Antonio Gaudi's work, all set to music. 7:45 p.m. June 11, repeats 7:15 p.m. June 13.


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