R. Bruce Elder

R. Bruce Elder – Lamentations a Monument for the Dead World (1985)

MONOGRAPH is pleased to present a new restoration of R. Bruce Elder’s epic 1985 film Lamentations: A Monument to the Dead World. The restoration was undertaken as part of a larger project to restore and preserve Elder’s monumental film cycle The Book of All the Dead, by filmmaker and scholar Stephen Broomer and the Gatineau Preservation Centre. Lamentations has a total running time of 435-minutes and is composed of two parts. Part one: The Dream of the Last Historian (195-minutes) will commence at 1:00pm followed by an evening intermission. The film will resume at 6:00pm with part two: The Sublime Calculation (240-minutes). There will be an encore presentation on Saturday April 6, 2019, at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery in Lethbridge. Read More »