On Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:00pm at PIX Film Gallery (1411 Dufferin Street, Unit C), Cecilia Araneda will present a screening of her films and video. Hailing from Winnipeg, Araneda is in town as the inaugural recipient of the Roberto Ariganello Award, a National Film Residency that honours the memory of the former Executive Director. Araneda will show work from the last decade and a half of her practice.
In spite of claims of its obsolescence, analog film is still alive. It continues to exist as an inimitable artistic medium, put to use in myriad forms around the world. Nonetheless, in the context of our ever-expanding digital landscape, analog film faces new challenges that have forced it into a process of deep transformation. What steps do we need to take to guarantee that analog film will remain as a living-breathing medium? What are the alternatives to the idea of film as an obsolete, historical object?
Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, October 22, 2017 (All day)
Filmforum welcomes back the filmmaker (and former board president) Beth Block for one more grand screening before she relocates to the grand state of Hawaii. Starting with her optical printer masterpiece Film Achers, and including her digital masterpiece Successive Approximations to the Goal we’ll also have a chance to see other recent digital work that has not yet graced our screen, and get a sneak preview of a work-in-progress.
Presented in partnership with IMMA’s exhibition ‘As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics’, aemi is delighted to collaborate with artist Susan MacWilliam to present ‘Out of Body’, a selection of films that explore the psychic and physical spaces of body and landscape.
VisualcontainerTV is proud to present the result of 9 years of research in the contemporary videoart field by the artist and curator Kerry Baldry. A variety of languages and visions collected in a kaleidoscopic selection about 39 videos.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (All day) to Friday, September 1, 2017 (All day)
Every year or two Ute Aurand and Peter Todd meet up to continue a filmic conversation. OPEN DOORS is their third program curated together. A film by the Scottish filmmaker Margaret Tait is often shown as a reference to how Aurand and Todd's joint interest in her work fIrst brought them together. In OPEN DOORS they have selected films in which the filmmakers' observations and feelings become visible beyond obvious narratives.