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"Something Wonderful" at The Exploratorium

  • Address:
    Pier 15
    San Francisco, CA 94111-1456
  • Price: Free with museum admission

Visual delights, ingenious craft, and luminous phenomena...something wonderful awaits you in this collection of artist-made films. Using the camera’s lens for up-close investigations, these films challenge perception and experiment with storytelling. They reflect parts of the world around us while creating entirely new realms of discovery. Please visit the website for tickets.

"Something Wonderful" is presented by Cinema Arts on Thursdays through September 30, 2021. It features the following short films:

What Does Discovery Sound Like? by Exploratorium (2021, 1min.)

100 Watts, 120 Volts by Carson Davidson (1977, 10 min.)

Birth of a Bee by Anand Varma (2016, 1 min.)

Con Brio by Sandra Eber (2013, 4 min.)

You are sitting here with us, but you are also out walking in a field at dawn by Facing West Shadow Opera (2021, 5 min.)

Market Street by Tomonari Nishikawa (2005, 4 min.)

Safari by Catherine Chalmers (2006, 7 min.)

Ocean by Stephanie Maxwell (2014, 10 min.)

Lighthouse by Paul Clipson (2015, 5 min.)

Soap Film by Ihab Mardini (2021, 3 min.)