Following the world premiere on Sunday, the 13th, The Bullock Museum will host a free-to-the-public talk about the film and the art installation depicted in the film 3:30PM-4:30PM with Jamie Meltzer and artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg
March 13 at 11:30AM – Rollins/Long Center (World Premiere)
March 14 – Online Screening for Badgeholders available at 9:00AM
March 17 at 6:45PM – the Alamo Drafthouse
THE BULLOCK MUSEUM (1800 Congress Ave)
New Perspectives: Artists Reflect on Loss and Discover Humanity
Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg and filmmaker Jamie Meltzer discuss Texas connections and contributions to In America: Remember, a powerful memorial that was installed on the National Mall in 2021. The duo’s new film, Not Even For a Moment Do Things Stand Still explores the COVID-19 art installation, dropping into intimate moments of people honoring their loved ones, and exploring the role of mourning and closure during an unfolding tragedy that has impacted all Americans.
THE FILM’S SYNOPSIS:
In September 2021, artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg covered the National Mall in a blanket of white: one flag representing each life lost to COVID in the United States. Her goal was to both show the epic scale of COVID deaths in America, and to simultaneously express that behind each number was a real, living person. Not even for a moment do things stand still provides an observational glimpse into this exhibit, dropping into intimate moments of people honoring their loved ones, and interrogating the role of mourning and closure during an unfolding tragedy.
Director/Writer: Jamie Meltzer
Producers: Annie Marr, Jamie Meltzer, Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg
Editors: Jamie Meltzer, Annie Marr
Cinematographers: Mario Furloni, Melissa Langer
Sound Design: Dave Cerf
TRT: 15 min