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At a time when Hollywood blockbusters simulate whole universes of utter illusion, it’s left to experimental video to show how simpler tricks can transform the world. “Silver Wings” (Night No. 3 of Washington Project for the ArtsCorcoran’s Experimental Media Series 2) may be named for Leslie Furlong’s Feeding, in which blurry slo-mo makes something eerie of a flock of pigeons. Several other pieces in the program do something similar: Karla Carballar’s 27/12 is an abstracted upward shot of trees and falling leaves—or are they moths?—while Saida focuses on a dancing girl, de-focusing everything else. More conceptual are Lynn Cazabon’s Reel, which observes a whirling film reel as it unspools; David Ellsworth’s Super-8 Mom, a series of old home movies narrated by the videomaker’s mother; and Jimmy Joe Roche’s Ultimate Reality, a psychedelic montage of action flick scenes, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator. The films show at 7 p.m. at the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s Armand Hammer Auditorium, 500 17th St. NW. Free. (202) 639-1828. (Mark Jenkins)