About

Obsolete Pictures is a modern production company that produces new vintage-styled films of wholly original content, and works with many different performers and creators to make entertaining movies that incorporate both film history and our personal interests.
For the credits of individual films, please check out our title entries in the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
 EXHIBITION CHRONOLOGY

Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival
Feb. 22 & 23, 2020 Chabot Space & Science Center
Inside Gruener Astronomy Hall, six of our silents ran on a loop in their own special screening area. Right next to us, Berkeley-based India Block Arts displayed their “morphoscopes,” modern, updated versions of old hand-cranked movie viewers called “kinetoscopes,” which ran animated shorts.

No Spectators: the Art of Burning Man
Oct.12, 2019 –
Feb. 16, 2020
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, Ca.
Apr. 26, 2019 –
Sep. 2, 2019:
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio
Mar. 30, 2018 –
Jan. 21, 2019
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
This exhibit was a retrospective of art and artists who created work integral to the history of Burning Man. Six films made by Obsolete Pictures were an integral part of the massive and ornate Capitol Theater installation, an art deco movie palace on wheels, designed and built by our creative partners and collaborators, the Oakland, Ca. art collective Five Ton Crane.
Click on individual gallery links for exhibit details at those venues. You can also read more about the entire Renwick exhibit in the New York Times.

This short video shows much of the Smithsonian exhibit, including shots of the Capitol Theater: