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June, 2013 Events

Altmannerisms: Acting and Performance

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

A panel considers some of the performances Robert Altman committed to film from the perspective of cinematography and acting itself. That so many featured players in Altman’s films returned to work on multiple projects is a testimony to the director’s ability to raise the craft of filming performance to a fine art.

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Date & Time
June 7, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Location
Gallery in Room 100
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Altmannerisms: Sound and Music

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

Robert Altman's innovations in sound and music recording and editing are among his greatest achievements as a director. Panelists discuss those innovations from their perspectives as scholars, sound editors, and composers with whom Altman collaborated – including collaboration on an opera production at the University of Michigan when Altman was a visiting artist and instructor.

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Date & Time
June 7, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Gallery in Room 100
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Altmannerisms: Public Unveiling and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

Paul Courant, Dean of the University of Michigan Library, and Mrs. Kathryn Altman, widow of famed director Robert Altman, lead the official public unveiling and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the Robert Altman Archive at the University of Michigan. Brief remarks.

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Date & Time
June 7, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location
Gallery in Room 100
Event Type
Exhibit Opening

Altmannerisms: "Secret Honor" & "Tanner '88: The Dark Horse"

Robert Altman on the set of McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

View two films directed by Robert Altman: Secret Honor and Tanner '88: The Dark Horse. Q&A after the screening with Michael Murphy, actor; Pierre Mignot, cinematographer; Eliza Paley, sound editor; Matthew Seig, producer; and Mrs.

Event Information

Date & Time
June 7, 2013 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Angell Hall, Auditorium A
Event Type
Film

Library Exhibits