Examined Life

Film/Video

Images courtesy of Zeitgeist Films

Examined Life

Astra Taylor, 2008

New Documentary

Nonfiction filmmaking holds a strong appeal for many committed directors and producers. This ongoing series lets you sample wide-ranging approaches to the contemporary documentary.

Fri, Apr 17, 2009 7 PM
Sat, Apr 18, 2009 7 PM

Filmmaker Astra Taylor (director of Zizek!) accompanies some of today's most influential thinkers—Cornel West, Slavoj Zizek, and Martha Nussbaum, among them—on a series of unique excursions through places and spaces that hold particular resonance for them and their ideas.

Also featured are Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Michael Hardt, Judith Butler, and Sunaura Taylor. (88 mins., video)

Trailer:

Viewing Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

The Wex is closed Thu, Dec 25, and Thu, Jan 1, but our galleries will be open Fri, Dec 26, through Tue, Dec 30, 10 AM–8 PM. Learn more about our holiday hours here.

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection closes Dec 31. Don't miss the exhibition artnet named among the world's 25 "must-see shows."

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