The 34th edition of the Hamburg International Short Film Festival hits the screen from June 5th till June 11th 2018. The Hamburg International Short Film Festival celebrates short films as an independent art form, while offering an opportunity for film makers from all over the world to get in touch with an eager audience and with each other.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 (All day) to Monday, June 11, 2018 (All day)
Regarded in its time as one of the best documentaries of the New Left, Troublemakers, subtitled “a film about organizing people for change,” follows the frustrated efforts of community activists to put theory into practice in an African-American community in Newark, New Jersey, two years prior to the July 1967 uprising there.
Inside the gallery artist Philomène Hoël presents six performative screenings, from 25-27 May at Chalton Gallery, London, featuring films of Stephen Dwoskin, Jean Genet, and soundpiece by Gavin Bryars. It is the last work from a series in dialogue with the film piece Dyn Amo from the artist and film-maker Stephen Dwoskin (1973).
Nicky Hamlyn and Simon Payne present a programme of single-screen and expanded films and videos that explore colour field abstraction, grids, lines, shadows, holes and frames-within-frames that are often underpinned by repetitive, almost musical structuring. Payne's digital video works involve elementary transitions and alternating graphic forms that create spatial depths within the screen but also bounce back to affect the environment in which they're shown.
FRACTO is an annual Experimental Film Encounter inviting artists and filmmakers to present works that explore today's perceptual landscape and interrogate its set of technological configurations. The second edition will be held at ACUD MACHT NEU Cinema & Studio in Berlin from the 24th to the 27th of May 2018, with four days of screenings, artist talks and workshops.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, May 27, 2018 (All day)