Screenings

  • Directors Lounge Screening: Laurence Favre - Digging the Archive

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    Directors Lounge Screening
    Laurence Favre: Digging the Archive

    Laurence Favre from Switzerland and living in Berlin, works with photography, film and video on projects. She creates narratives concerned with collective and individual memories, and how they relate to archives or individuals. Found material, 8mm found footage, was a reason for her to visit places, talk to and interview people. In the case of a hospital in South-Africa, a Swiss mission during the time of racial segregation, the construction of a collective memory become problematic, however,  the collection of different stories and divert personal memories may become even more important.

    Dates: 

    Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 21:00

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  • Xcèntric Cinema: Steven Woloshen. The Mechanical Trance!

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    The best known camera-less productions of Steven Woloshen share the verve and pace of the freer works of Norman McLaren and the joie de vivre of Robert Breer’s films. Colour, graphics and music take the lead in films that regale the eyes and the ears. But there is another interesting facet to the Canadian filmmaker, less known and more mature and, if possible, even more original, using found footage and formalistic mechanisms reminiscent of structural and materialist cinema, such as his latest film, The Dead Sea Scrolls.

    Dates: 

    Friday, October 5, 2018 - 19:30

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  • Freedom Over Fear: Susan Stein’s Feminist Avant-Garde Cinema

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    Freedom Over Fear: Susan Stein’s Feminist Avant-Garde Cinema
    Curated by Mónica Savirón
    Presented by the UC Center for Film and Media Studies

    At age 17, artist Susan Stein was the workshop coordinator at the London Filmmakers’ Co-operative. In 1979, with Lis Rhodes, Felicity Sparrow, Annabel Nicolson, Tina Keane, Mary-Pat Leece, and Joana Davis, she cofounded Circles, the first feminist distribution network for film, video, and performance. Her 16mm films are driven by a female voice, her own, that speaks up against forced, abusive, fear-based structures. In her work, she examines language in the context of the femme-led writings and political movements of the time, and in contrast with the grainy imagery of her sensitive cinematography.

    Dates: 

    Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 15:30

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  • Argentine Experimental Cinema

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    Argentine Experimental Cinema is a unique program composed of eleven short films that exhibit the contemporary super 8mm practices of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The contributing artists use a variety of different methods to explore the small format's materialistic and imaginative latitude. This includes direct filmmaking and other cameraless approaches, multiple exposures and matte boxes, the use of archival footage, and in-camera editing techniques.

    Dates: 

    Friday, September 28, 2018 - 20:00
  • Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective

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    Throughout his six-decade career, Tony Conrad (1940–2016) forged his own path through numerous artistic movements, from Fluxus to the Pictures Generation and beyond. Conrad, a 1962 graduate of Harvard University, made visits to both Harvard and MIT over the years to present his work, and he had formative experiences at both universities.

    Dates: 

    Friday, October 19, 2018 (All day) to Friday, November 30, 2018 (All day)

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  • Cineinfinito #67&68: Joseph Bernard - Endearments/Intrigues

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    Visual artist, Joseph Bernard was born in Port Chester, NY, educated at the University of Hartford Art School and School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he studied with independent filmmaker, Stan Brakhage.

    For 35 years, Professor Emeritus, Bernard taught fine arts at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies. Experimental collage sensibilites are evident in his paintings, films and photographs. Contemporary poetry and music remain as influences. His work is informed by travels to Provincetown, Southern California, Austin, Nashville and other locales.

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 21:30

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  • Girls Daydream About Hollywood: 16mm films by Jennifer Reeves

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    Microscope is very pleased to present an evening of 16mm films by Jennifer Reeves spanning two and a half decades from her first film “Elations in Negative” (1990) to her latest “Color Neutral” (2014), including the rarely shown dual superimposition projection work “He Walked Away” (2006). 

    Dates: 

    Friday, September 21, 2018 - 19:30

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  • Frinin & Bok: Film Experimental

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    FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

    Join us for a celebration of the surreal side of cinema! Frinin & Bok specialize in pushing the boundaries of experimental film. Their projects have included shorts, commissioned pieces, music videos and feature films.
    On 4th October they are bringing together a selection of like-minded filmmakers to showcase their work.

    The night will serve as a great networking event and an appreciation night for all those who love experimental art or just want something a little bit different.

    Tickets £8

    Dates: 

    Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 19:30

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