Quirky, off kilter, stylishly romantic and filled with moments of wry humor, Alan Rudolph makes movies with dreamy eyed protagonists searching for love in all the wrong places. He often mashes up genres into something new and unique and peppers his films with elements not always beholden to realism. He began his four decade career under the watchful eye of mentor Robert Altman, but he soon created a body of work that is clearly his own vision.

All symposium sessions are free and open to the public, but attendees must purchase tickets to view Cinetopia films.  

This event is sponsored by the Cinetopia International Film Festival, the U-M Library and the Department of Film, Television, and Media.

Two exhibits also run in conjunction with this symposium: 

Still Images, Moving Pictures: The On-Set Photography of Joyce Rudolph 
June 1-7, 2018 - Institute for Humanities Gallery 

Nothing Makes Sense, Except Love: the Cinematic Musings of Alan Rudloph
June 1 - August 19, 2018 - Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery