Events

  • Rewilding Imagination Workshop

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    REWILDING IMAGINATION is a workshop for artists and creators seeking to reconnect with their imagination, enhance their creativity and develop tools for staying true to themselves and their vision.

    If you ever feel the struggle of balancing your creative work with managing a career or have trouble focusing due to the distractions of the modern world then this workshop is for you.

    Dates: 

    Friday, February 21, 2020 - 19:00 to 21:00

    Venue: 

    London Bubble - London, United Kingdom
  • Xcèntric: Storm de Hirsch - Poems and songs

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    Storm de Hirsch—poet, painter, a woman pioneer among pioneers of the cinema—invented some of the basic forms of Super 8. However, few of her films have been screened since her death. This session combines her songs and sonnets in Super 8 with her Hudson River diaries, filmed in 16 mm.

    Dates: 

    Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 19:30

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  • Close-Up Cinema: Pere Portabella retrospective

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    21 January 2020, 8.15pm
    Pere Portabella Short Films

    We’re pleased to present a selection of Pere Portabella’s short films, including four collaborations with Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist Joan Miró.

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020 (All day)
    Thursday, January 23, 2020 (All day)
    Friday, January 24, 2020 (All day)
    Sunday, January 26, 2020 (All day)
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 (All day)

    Venue: 

    Close-Up Cinema - London, United Kingdom
  • The Shape of Now

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    Do you remember the war? Ask seven different people and you will hear seven different stories. Rated “one of the standout works” (Jenna Sauers, Cultured Magazine) of Bogotá’s ARTBO art fair, The Shape of Now is a creative documentary by former Vancouverite Manuel Correa, who made his directorial debut with #ARTOFFLINE in 2016. His new film considers the seemingly impossible challenge of constructing, in the interests of peace and reconciliation, a history of Colombia’s bloody, decades-long civil conflict.

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 19:30

    Venue: 

    DIM Cinema - Vancouver, Canadá
  • Intimate Strangers

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    The films of this screening offer varied views on the concept of the foreigner, by emphasizing the personal experience of the filmmakers: the feeling of strangeness experienced towards the place of origin, the discovery of the other and the bond of sympathy within the journey, the experience of exile, and finally the history of the split of a country. Vehicles of this otherness, the forms break, shatter in contact with the other, calling into question their borders.

    Dates: 

    Friday, January 31, 2020 - 20:00

    Venue: 

    Cinéma le Grand Action - Paris, France
  • YES: Will Bragger / Matt Whitman

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    Microscope is very pleased to present an evening of short films by New York-based artists Will Bragger and Matt Whitman, as part of our emerging artist series YES.

    The work in the program by Bragger and Whitman, who both work with analog film formats in distinct ways, treat celluloid film as a means to extend or incorporate other and historically separate mediums, such as painting and digital media.

    Dates: 

    Friday, January 17, 2020 - 19:30

    Venue: 

    Microscope Gallery - Brooklyn, United States
  • Reminiscences of Jonas Mekas

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    Jonas Mekas’s films celebrate life. They rise up against the world’s overwhelming commercialism, attempting instead to revive the pleasures of friendship, a first snowfall or the return of Spring. Mekas’s genius stems from his generously including the viewer in his vision of the world, allowing us to (re)discover, in a simple image, the incredible force and necessity of poetry.” – Yann Beauvais

    Dates: 

    Sunday, January 19, 2020 (All day)
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 (All day)

    Venue: 

    Close-Up Cinema - London, United Kingdom

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