Heart of a Dog

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Heart of a Dog

I’ve seen this film now three times and somehow it never tires, but feels deeper and more hypnotic with each watching. Laurie Anderson’s dreamscape meditation on Love and Loss does something entirely magical: it makes the conversation about loss into something affirming, rather than subtracting, something opening, rather than closing. You could say it’s experimental cinema, but back in November we played it for a full house of 250 people who DON’T go to experimental cinema, most of whom would run from that label, and the response was simply overwhelming. You are just carried aloft by the film’s dizzying lyricism, its beautiful inquisitiveness, it’s wild imagination and intimacy and compassion, and yes, even it’s humor, until you come to a place of pure and powerful feeling. And that’s an amazing achievement, something few films can claim. –JBFC Programmer Brian Ackerman

This film is part of the Programmers' Picks series.

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