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  • Xcèntric: Things of my life: the ethnographic cinema of Chick Strand

    Chick Strand, joint founder with Bruce Baillie of the Canyon Cinema cooperative in 1961, was a pioneering filmmaker with her poetic combination of documentary elements and experimental techniques. In the course of her 30-year career, she made several summer trips to Mexico, during which she made the ethnographic films that make up this session, some of the most important of the avant-garde cinema.

    Dates: 

    Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 18:30

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  • Diametrale. Experimental Film Festival Call for Entries

    Diametrale. Experimental Film Festival
    April 8th, 2017
    in Innsbruck/Austria

    Call for Submission! Deadline: March 2nd, 2017.

    The Diametrale is the first film festival in Austria, which only shows independent experimental films. The selected movies break with conventional rules of film making and aesthetic norms. The film festival addresses national and international movie makers. The film event will take place in the movie theater Leokino. Therefore, we can screen for 200 visitors in classical cinema atmosphere.

    Dates: 

    Thursday, March 2, 2017 (All day)

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  • 4th International Festival of Experimental Video, “Proceso de Error”

    Organized by INVE Plataforma Experimental de Artes, the Festival “Proceso de Error” has consolidated as an unique event in Chile that promotes the investigation, realization and diffusion of the experimental video to an international level. Its fourth version, funded by the Fondo Audiovisual del CNCA, convocatoria 2017, will be performed from April 18 to 21 in Valparaíso.

    In 2016, Proceso de Error received more than 600 works from 48 different countries, such as Ukraine, Iran, Japan, South Africa, Ecuador and Ireland, among others. For this year, the Festival invites artists and filmmakers to share their authorial sensibility through the creation of videos in the non-competitive categories of video art, video dance, video performance, creative documentary and experimental animation.

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (All day)
  • Guli Silberstein: Line of Violence

    Until Sunday, January 29, you can watch films by renowned experimental filmmaker Guli Silberstein. Why does he deal with the theme of violence and how did he get to what he is doing? Read more in DAFilms' exclusive interview. The director has also commented on his films specially for DAFilms.

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, January 29, 2017 (All day)
  • Mirage. The Films of Ana Mendieta

    My art is grounded in the belief of one universal energy which runs through everything from insect to man, from man to spectre, from spectre to plant, from plant to galaxy. My works are the irrigation veins of this universal fluid. […] My art comes out of rage and displacement. — Ana Mendieta

    Dates: 

    Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 19:00

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  • Millennium Film Journal: Image Machines

    The title of the Fall 2016 issue of Millennium Film JournalImage Machines – invites readers to consider artists’ moving image as an interplay between the activities and intentions of filmmakers and the variety of machines and methods employed in the creation of their works. Through disarming voice-overs, archival excavations, and personal interventions, these digital and photo-chemical works chart the leaky tensions between interior and exterior landscapes.

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 19:30

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