Fifty years of experimental filmmaking: FILMnight with David Rimmer Wednesday, March 27th, 2013, 20h WORM, Boomgaardsstraat 71, 3011 XA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Organized by Filmwerkplaats, a DIY film lab community at the artist-run venue WORM in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
We are delighted to announce an evening with David Rimmer. He will talk about his work and show a broad selection of his films and videos.
David Rimmer is recognised as one of the most important experimental filmmakers working today. Recipient of the Canadian Governor General’s Award in 2011, Rimmer has produced over 50 films ranging from purely experimental forms, documentary, hand-painted animation as well as a number of immersive dance and music videos. His work has been screened at many prestigious festivals around the world, and is held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Centre George Pompidou in Paris, the National Gallery of Canada and many more.
Programme: - Variations on a Cellophane Wrapper (1970, 8min, 16mm) - Surfacing on the Thames (1970, 10min, 16mm) - As Seen on TV (1986, 14min 16mm) - Divine Mannequin (1989, 7min, video to film transfer) - Bricolage (1984, 11min, 16mm) - Canadian Pacific 1 (1974, 10min, 16mm) - Real Italian Pizza (1971, 10min, 16mm) - Seashore (1971, 10min, silent, 16mm) - Tiger (1994, 5min, 35mm) - The Dance (1970, 5min, 16mm) - Digital Psyche (2007, 12min, hand-painted film transferred to video) - Padayatra - a walking meditation (2005, 12min, hand-painted film transferred to video) - Eye for an Eye (2003, 12min, hand-painted film transferred to video)