Somewhere between chick tracts and YouTube lies the lost artform of the filmstrip - what some critics call the ur-Powerpoint. This program celebrates not only the educational filmstrips that delighted and bored students of a certain age, but commercial titles used to promote everything from lab safety to the new fall fashion season ... circa 1971.
Focus on Filmstrips
2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Va.
Metro stop: Crystal City
Wed May 9 - 8:00pm-10:00pm
Tue May 15 - 8:00pm-10:00pm
pictured: SINGING THE MONTHS OF THE SEASONS