It’s the last night of Priit Pärn screenings at the Spectacle Theater in Williamsburg (124 S. 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY). Pärn is visiting from Estonia and will appear in person at the screenings at 7:30 and 10pm. Seating is limited at the theater (which is actually more a room than a theater), and most screenings so far have been sold out, so get there early if you’re interested.
One of Priit Pärn’s classics that didn’t screen in New York this week is Time Out (Aeg Maha, 1984), which you can see below. Parn elevates the visual non sequitur into an art form, and the film’s style remains fresh nearly thirty years later. A lot of animation today attempts to recreate a similarly surrealistic madcap tone, none as successfully as this film: