Fly and Explore Video Arts
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San Francisco International Airport
Fly & Explore Video Arts
SFO celebrates the reopening of the Airport’s Video Arts screening room after a twenty-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SAN FRANCISCO — SFO Museum’s Video Arts program features a rotating exhibition of four short films with new films introduced each month, providing visibility to a range of contemporary artists and filmmakers who are at the leading edge of their craft. From short-form documentaries and narratives, to experimental films and all forms of animation, Video Arts presents the thought-provoking, innovative work of today’s filmmakers.
This month, we’re featuring four filmmakers from around the world whose work directly and indirectly reflects how the pandemic impacts our lives and our interaction with one another. French filmmaker Julie Rohart identifies inspiration found in the isolation of Paris’ lockdown in the winter of 2020. Turkish-born animation director Tuna Bora collaborates with London-based animator Jonathan Djob Nkondo to illustrate the world of a young girl in self-isolation. Los Angeles-based filmmaker Jane Chow from Hong Kong produces a story of familial support amidst economic hardship in Los Angeles Chinatown. And Canadian filmmaker David Findlay crafts an exploration of the critical importance of physical contact in our interpersonal communication. Together, these artists help us understand the world we are navigating, and inspire us with stories of beauty and resilience.
Fly & Explore Video Arts is located pre-security in the International Terminal of the San Francisco International Airport at the rear of the Departures Lobby. The screening room’s hours of operation are 5am to 10pm daily.
Visit sfomuseum.org/video-arts for more information about Video Arts programming.
About SFO Museum
Established in 1980 by the Airport Commission, SFO Museum’s mission is to delight, engage, and inspire a global audience with programming on a broad range of subjects; to collect, preserve, interpret, and share the history of commercial aviation; and to enrich the public experience at San Francisco International Airport. The Museum was granted initial accreditation from the American Association of Museums in 1999, reaccredited in 2019, and has the distinction of being the only accredited museum in an airport. Today, SFO Museum features thirty galleries throughout the Airport terminals displaying a rotating schedule of art, history, science, and cultural exhibitions, as well as the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library and Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum, a permanent collection dedicated to the history of commercial aviation. To browse current and past exhibitions, research our collection, or for more information, please visit www.sfomuseum.org. Follow us on www.facebook.com/sfomuseum, www.twitter.com/sfomuseum, or www.instagram.com/sfomuseum.
About San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
SFO is excited to welcome travelers back to the skies with an airport experience featuring seamless access, thoughtful amenities, sustainable design and inspiring artwork and exhibits. SFO reminds travelers that face masks are still required by federal mandate for air travel.
For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps and details on shopping, dining, cultural exhibitions, ground transportation, masks and COVID related protocols and more, visit www.flysfo.com. Follow us on twitter.com/flysfo and facebook.com/flysfo.