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Screening: Window on Your Present

  • Museum of Human Achievement Austin, TX USA (map)

the hyperreal film club
museum of human achievement

Directed by Cinqué Lee

7pm - doors
815pm - "Window on Your Present"

Libations provided by our lovely friends at Strange Land Brewery andTexas Saké Co

Suggested $5 donation at the door
Discounted series ticket bundles available at
Screenings every Tuesday June - August


"Back in the late 1980s when Spike Lee was helping to revolutionize the indie film world with vibrant, colorful, emotional and music-filled epics like School Daze and Do the Right Thing, his brother Cinqué Lee was traveling in the exact opposite direction with his own debut directorial effort, the stark and minimal Window on Your Present.
Shot in lo-fi black & white, the film takes place in a world where love and color do not exist. Lost souls randomly wander a desolate wasteland, either mindlessly picking through the rubble to pass the time or attacking each other for no other reason to stave off the boredom. We track along with Europa and eventually the boy she rescues, following them in their explorations and escapes to parallel realities.
Through skillfully chaotic art direction and bizarre angles, Lee and cinematographer Leslie Mentel have crafted an entire alternate universe - not an easy task given their non-existent budget and the oppressive omnipresence of the Manhattan skyline lurking just out of frame."
-adapted from Underground Film Journal

Earlier Event: June 8
Private / Home / Viewing / Vol. 2
Later Event: June 15
Private / Home / Viewing / Ep. 3