Amy Dickson and Jamie Jenkinson have both made substantial series of video works with mobile phones, usually with single takes that suggest an intuitive and spontaneous approach to shooting - a mode which they consider intrinsic to their medium. They resist reshooting and post-production. Hence their work foregrounds and promotes the act of looking, embracing a certain amount of wandering and the potential for 'errors'.
The 5th Syros Int'l Film Festival is taking place soon, from July 14-19. This year's program is focused on the theme of "Cracking Up," taking this as a jumping-off point to explore the exuberant, manic, and generative potential of making and watching cinema. We are happy to have Martha Colburn, Nusquam Productions (Mariangela Ciccarello & Philip Cartelli), and Peter Fleischmann as Artists in Focus.
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 19:00 to Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 23:00
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the oldest avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America, founded by George Manupelli in 1963. Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, each year's festival engages audiences with remarkable cinematic experiences. The six-day festival presents 40 programs with more than 180 films from over 20 countries of all lengths and genres, including experimental, animation, documentary, fiction, and performance-based works.
Repeats every week 1 times. Also includes Wed Aug 30 2017, Fri Sep 29 2017.
She Tales is a collective screening from both past and present female members of LaborBerlin. The wide spectrum of analogue methodologies in this non-thematic screening reflects the diverse constellations of conceptual and aesthetic pursuits of filmmakerin working at LaborBerlin.
Programme: - Bilderbuch (Luisa Greenfield 3 min, 16mm, live sound, 2017) On the value of scraps - A live lecture performance on Walter Benjamin's children's chronicle in 3 minutes.