Posts in Category: Film Festivals

‘Trapped Between Frames’in Brighton Cinecity at Fabrica Gallery.10th Anniversary of Moving Image University of Brighton. 21st November 2018

This Wednesday 21st of November my stereoscopic film ‘Trapped Between Frames’ is screened in Brighton Cinecity at Fabrica Gallery , 9pm, the two programs have been curated by Matthew Noel-Tod as part of 10 anniversary of Moving Image University of Brighton and starts at 19h. I wish I could be present for such a special event. Limited seating available on door. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/322643991853048/

http://www.cine-city.co.uk/event/moving-image-10th-anniversary/?fbclid=IwAR0dsE0OdpWAdsMjDlddBm8I33zjcCsPJwaIcN9ZBG8wRQaSZbY1ddpa2u8

 

Alchemy Film Festival ; OTHER VOICES Programme on Friday 4th of May @ HEART OF HAWICK, Scotland

As part of the programming team of Alchemy Film 2018 I’ll be moderating and having a discussion with artist Katharine Fry, Giuseppe Boccassini, Louise Milne, Rhona Mühlebach, and Ben Pointeker. Films are part of the Programme ‘Other Voices ‘

 

Screenhot. Derbis by Giuseppe Boccassini

FRIDAY 4 MAY
11:50am – 1:30pm
MAIN AUDITORIUM – HEART OF HAWICK

Spoken word and image collide through a typewriter, film consciousness, and a story of failed execution in Olly Olly Oxen Free. In Creepers, a headless body inhales and exhales the language of animals, as if possessed by animism. Debris presents us with a fever dream of energised fragmentary film, a travelogue of a shipwreck. In Eidolon, the dream deepens into three overlapping magical nightmares, apparitions and ghosts. Linguistic divisions evaporate as a conversation with a drug-taking crow ensures in To get in touch with crows. In Onward Lossless Follows, the stars won’t help you but a horse with no name might, permeated with stranger-danger. Words, memory and meaning dissolve entirely in playful defiance of language itself within Dit Learn. A quiet and dreamlike harmony is restored through a visual poetry of being and shadows in Impassenger.

* Katharine Fry, Giuseppe Boccassini, Louise Milne, Rhona Mühlebach, and Ben Pointeker will be present for a Q&A.

AVIFest – Smotre kratke video forme – festivalternativnogfilmavidea – December 2017, KIC Podgorica, Montenegro

OMEN toguether with Hypnagogic by Pierre-Luc Vaillancourt will be screened tomorrow 22 of December  at 20h  as part of XII festival ternativn og film a videa – AVIFest  in Podgorica, Montenegro . Spellbinding !

 

Program 12. Smotre kratke video forme – festivalternativnogfilmavidea – AVIFest , 2017,   KIC Podgorica

  • Petak, 22. decembar

– 18: 00 h – multimedijalna sala – Regionalni program: “Jugoslovenska Video Avijacija”:

(88 min)

  1. Borba za smrt (14:46) – Eleonora Veninova – Makedonija
  2. As Trains Go By (5:30) – Aleksandar Vujović – Crna Gora
  3. Grad duhova (12:11) – Marko Đeška – Hrvatska
  4. Grad Slonova (29:00) – Marko Mijatović – Bosna i Hercegovina
  5. Žmurke (14:00) – Ognjen Petković – Srbija
  6. Slovo (5:51) – Leon Vidmar – Slovenija
  7. Noćna ptica (8:50) – Špela Čadež – Slovenija

– 20:00 h – multimedijalna sala – Internacionalni program: Selekcija inostranih kratkih, alternativnih filmova:

(72 min)

  1. Denomination – Emil Zenko / Belarus / 2016 / 2 min
  2. Chili – Martina Mikusova/ Slovakia / 2016 / 8 min
  3. Bailar – Dedo Ciego & JMII/ Spain / 2016 / 3 min
  4. The One – Valery Novichkov/ Belarus / 2016 / 8 min
  5. Catherine – Britt Raes / Belgium / 2016 / 11 min
  6. Movements Arising from Different Relationships – Masahiro Tsutani/ Japan / 2015 / 13 min
  7. Singing frogs – Violaine Pasquet / France / 2016 / 10 min
  8. Omen – Nazare Soares / Norway / 2016 / 12 min
  9. Hypnagogia – Pierre-Luc Vaillancourt / Canada / 2017 / 5 min
  • Subota, 23. decembar

-18:00 h – multimedijalna sala – Zvanična selekcija XII Smotre kratke video forme – AVIFest, 2017, filmovi domaćih autora:

(80 min)

  1. Kad ja podjoh (6:09) – Sara Stijović
  2. Close Your Eyes (5:18) – Damir Murseljević & ELOHIM
  3. Slovoljupci (13:00) – Mladen Ivanović
  4. Pogibe Jonh Kennedy, sjećam se… (2:30) – Gordana Nikač
  5. Tuneli (8:00) – Katarina Švabić
  6. Tito’s speech (2:49) – Srđan Sićko Milić
  7. Breath of Violence (3:12) – Edo Žuđelović
  8. Pecki novogodišnji (8:57) – Paris & Pipa
  9. Koliko ljudi treba jos da umre (4:41) – Autogeni trening
  10. Izbliza (4:17) – Katarina Đelović
  11. Parkinške Destinacije (3:30) – Saša Radović
  12. Oda nedostižnom (6:35) – Jelena Živković
  13. Gaia (7:00) – Darko Vučković
  14. Svjetla grada (5:14) – Marko Gošović

– 20:00 h – multimedijalna sala – nijemi film/romantčna drama »Vesela udovica« (1925)

137 min

Uloge: Mae Murray, John Gilbert. Režija: Erih fon Štrohajm

Zgodna, mlada glumica Sali O’Hara dolazi sa svojom amaterskom trupom u Monteblanski pandan crnogorskog Cetinja – Kastelano. Tu zapada za oko obojici prijestonaslednika, Danilu i Mirku.

Ljubavne spletke vladajuće elite i prateće intrige navodno je trebalo da iskarikiraju Crnogorce.  Potomci knjaževske loze iz Crne Gore, pobunili su se i 1930. god. dobili sudsko poravnanje od 4000 dolara i garanciju da se Danilova postojbina neće zvati Monte Blanko već Maršovija. Nominalno u filmu se nigde ne pominje „Montenegro” već imaginarni „Monte Blanco” ali su i pored ove provizorne permutacije imena izdanaka kraljevske loze: Milena, Mirko, Nikola, Danilo, nošnje i opšti kontekst više nego indikativni. Tako ovaj film, koji je privukao ogroman broj gledalaca i imao značajan prihod, nisu imali priliku da vide gledaoci u našim krajevima.

U ovom raskošno produciranom filmu (setove radio režiser najboljeg Tarzana sa Vajsmilerom – Sedrik Gibons) među statistima se pojavljuje i budući superstar Klark Gejbl.

Film se zasniva na istoimenoj opereti Franza Lehara i ovo je njena druga filmska adaptacija. 

Ulaz za sve projekcije je slobodan 

Festival su podržali: Ministarstvo kulture Crne Gore i Sekretarijat za kulturu i sport  Glavnog grada

http://www.avifest.me/program-12-smotre-kratke-video-forme-festivalternativnogfilmavidea/

Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival in Hawick, Scotland. 2nd – 6th March 2017

I am happy to announce the premiere of my recent film installation OMEN will be hosted by Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival in Hawick, Scotland. The event will take place from 2nd till 6th of March 2017. Full Programme here:

http://www.alchemyfilmfestival.org.uk/2017/programme/

http://www.alchemyfilmfestival.org.uk/2017/installations-2/

Over 60 filmmakers and artists from around the world will be landing in Hawick on March 2nd for the seventh edition of Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival. Screening over 120 films at Hawick’s Tower Mill, with 23 world premieres, 12 moving image installations around the town, expanded cinema performances and a filmmaker symposium, Alchemy promises to transform Hawick into a melting pot of creativity for some of the world’s most imaginative moving image artists.

Highlights include the Scottish premiere of Rachel Maclean’s It’s What’s Inside That Counts. Maclean has been chosen to represent Scotland at the Venice Biennale in 2017, in a major new exhibition curated by Alchemy Film & Arts. Her work powerfully satirises the fears and desires of our contemporary zeitgeist, cloaked in a super-saturated aesthetic of fairy-tale consumer culture. Maclean will be present for a Q&A, discussing the evolution of her work and the themes of her new Venice commission.

Another sprinkling of Venetian magic comes from Alchemy’s tribute to the late John Berger, the Booker-prize-winning author of Ways of Seeing. In a special screening of his 1989 film Play Me Something, also featuring Tilda Swinton and Margaret Bennett, Berger narrates a politicised Venetian romance between a farm worker and a young bohemian woman, to a bemused waiting room of misfits in a desolate aiport lounge on the Scottish island of Barra. Directed by Tim Neat, present for a Q&A.

In perhaps the World’s first ever surrealist experimental opera-musical, the UK premiere of Warsaw-based Karolina Bregula’s The Tower, follows the fate of a group of well-meaning community activists who decide that the solution to their social problems lies in building an enormous tower of sugar. With music by Glasgow based Ela Orleans, their utopian dreams inevitably lead toward more dystopian realities.

Expanding the festival’s ethos of conversational encounter into a fifth day, British artist Andrew Kötting will lead a raggle-taggle eight mile procession of artists and miscreants towards the Hermitage Castle and the spectral vision that is Mary Queen of Scots. Reuniting the ghosts of King Harold and his hand fast wife Edith Swan Neck, Kötting’s film-walk culminates in a screening of Edith Walks at Hermitage Hall.

For the closing film, Alchemy hosts the European premiere of Incident Reports by Canadian auteur Mike Hoolboom. An episodic love letter to an unseen therapist, Hoolboom’s film is a luminous celebration of humanity, traversing memory, forgetting, image making and gender identity, while touching the heart of what it is to be in the world. It is an essay film that leads us joyfully to an ultimately life affirming conclusion: “Loving would be easy if your colours were like my dreams: Red, gold, and green.”

Review on Häxän Project. Other cinema screening at ATA. San Francisco. October 2016

 

Häxän Project

Last night, Other Cinema hosted a gathering of witches, both embodied and bound in celluloid. The night began with a brewing of cups by the Church of Color and Light, a local ritualistic performance collective that uses overhead projection, dance movement, and incantation for audience involvement and transformation. One slithering spirit even abandoned a rubber snake in my lap. Soundtracked by the buzzing of flies, their cultus ceremony set tone for a spooky evening with intermittent camera flashes punctuating the dark.

Cohesively curated experimental film and video from past iterations of the Häxän Festival filled the remainder of the evening’s program. Häxän celebrates witchcraft and the personal occult from a feminine perspective, with all works curated and made by women. The program was strong yet scrappy, with a generous dose of silence and nudity. A couple of pieces veered too close to the works of experimental film great Maya Deren (unsurprisingly) and animator Lewis Klahr, to be truly original.  But the lovely, ghostly Trapped Between Frames by Nazare Soares seemed outright possessed with its multi-exposed film frames trembling and twitching

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Other Cinema: HÄXÄN WITCHES & ASTRAL VISIONS 29th October 2016

My stereoscopic film Trapped Between Frames will be shown on the 29th of October at Artist Television Access in San Francisco as part of HÄXÄN project:

http://www.atasite.org/?p=11132

After 2 epic Autumns in the East Bay, the Haxan Project now sets up stakes in the Mission, to initiate a Big-City audience into its irresistible cycle of wicca-ed cinema, with a tent-full of works—all women-made—capped by a provocative live performance! Curators Courtney Fellion, Phaedra Restad, and Hannah Schulman have hand-picked the very best work from their wildly creative coven, including transformative pieces from Gina Basso, Karissa Hahn, Leslie Supnet, Sarah Rooney, Natalie Tsui, Nazar Soares, Laura Conway, Lili White, and Julia Triangular—all to be consummated in the rites of the Church of Color and Light, whose overhead projections and hypnotic incantations promise a path to thee metaphysical via our beloved smoke machine! Free mulled wine.

HÄXÄN – O Oculto Pessoal, no Festival Internacional de Cinema Dobra, 3rd september 2016 . Rio de Janeiro

‘Trapped Between Frames ‘ will be screened in DOBRA Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro on 3rd of September 21 h at Cinemateca MAM/RJ, part of O Oculto Pessoal, a special program curated by HÄXÄN Festival.
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Sábado, 3 / Setembro / 2016

Usurp Zone 5 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi 19 March 2016

My Stereoscopic Film ‘Trapped Between Frames’ will be screened in New Delhi this Saturday 19th of March. Soundtrack by Laila Hansen (Partial facsimile) and Andrew Stuart-Buttle, performance Aya Toraiwa. Thanks so much to curator Poulomi Desai.

Usurp Zone5 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

19 March 2pm – 7pm Experimental Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Usurp Art Presents a selection of films from our Zone5 experimental short film festival. Many of the award winning films will be screened for the first time in India.

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Addis Video Art Festival, Compilation IVAHM on tour. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 23 December- 3 January 2015

Trapped Between Frames is part of compilation Ivahm on tour at ADDIS VIDEO ART Festival  at the Museum of modern art in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia.

http://www.addisvideoartfestival.net/programs.htm

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Official Selection Fiva International Video art Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 30 November – 2 December 2015.

My stereoscopic film Trapped Between Frames will be screened next in Buenos Aires as part of FIVA Festival Internacional de Videoarte , sound design by Laila Laila ( Partial Facsimile ) and Andrew Stuart-Buttle , performance by Aya Toraiwa.

http://www.fivafestival.com.ar/fiva-programa-2015.pdf

 

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