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  • In Reflection: The Films of Cecilia Araneda

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    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.

    Cecilia Araneda in person

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 19:00

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  • Film in the Present Tense

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    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?

    Dates: 

    Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, October 22, 2017 (All day)
  • Beth Block: A Few Things To Share Before I Hit the Road

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    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.

    Dates: 

    Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 19:30

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  • VisualcontainerTV: One Minute

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    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.

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (All day) to Friday, September 1, 2017 (All day)
  • Ad Hoc #3: Beautiful Rage

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    Three milestones of avant-garde filmmaking. Wieland, Brakhage and Sonbert transcend, at least in part, their despair and rage against imperialism, war, violence, and homophobia, through art.

    “I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes of which you would not believe. If I cannot satisfy the one, I will indulge the other.” (Frankenstein, Mary Shelley)

    "Imagination is the only weapon in the war against realty." (Lewis Carroll

    Dates: 

    Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 19:00

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  • Light Movement 23: OPEN DOORS curated by Ute Aurand (Berlin) and Peter Todd (London)

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    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.

    Dates: 

    Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 20:00

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