A free 16mm screening brought to you by 3TON Cinema
A 1965 British documentary on natural disasters, projected on glorious 16MM! “Compiled of film gathered from all over the world, including unique footage of an Alaskan earthquake taken by a sailor who was filming people on a jetty only a few seconds before the disaster occurred. The camera ran on during the first onslaught of the earthquake.” (TRT 51 mins.) …To be accompanied by archive shorts, cartoons, and other ephemera from the California-based 3TON archive.
3TON Cinema is a roving DIY microcinema with a collection of roughly 1,000 ephemeral films from the 20th century, all on 16MM. Founded in Oakland in 2009 by Laskfar Vortok and Montgomery Cantsin, 3TON has exhibited in a variety of venues across the United States. This screening concludes their cross-country fall tour.