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  • Directors Lounge at Lichtblick - Department of Anarchy

    Since first appearing in 2012, The Department of Anarchy has become the most popular screening series at the Slamdance Film Festival in Utah, USA. Curated by filmmakers Noel Lawrence and Burke Roberts, the show sells out quickly every year and attracts raucous and enthusiastic audiences hungry for films that experiment, challenge, and even enlighten.


    Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 22:00


    Lichtblick Kino - Berlin, Germany
  • The Complete Works of Ed Owens

    Edward Owens was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1949. He began practicing art in 1961 at the Art Institute of Chicago. Initially focused on painting and drawings, Owens created his first work on 8mm film in 1965. He was awarded a scholarship to study w/ experimentalist filmmaker, Gregory Markopoulos, at the University of Chicago. Realizing Owens's natural talent, Markopoulos encouraged Owens to leave school and move to New York.


    Friday, February 28, 2020 - 19:30


    Maysles Institute - New York, United States
  • getting at //... the very idea of how images are - made -

    The two night final showcase of the yearlong experimental film series The American Experiment kicks off with a night of shorts curated around the idea and process of image making. 

    COUNTRY BALL 1989-2012 (Jacolby Satterwhite, 2012, 12:38)

    CHRONICLE OF A LYING SPIRIT (BY KELLY GABRON) (Cauleen Smith, 1992, 6 min.)

    PICTURES FROM DOROTHY (Kevin Jerome Everson, 2003, 5:30 min.)


    Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 19:30


    Maysles Institute - New York, United States
  • Winnipeg Underground Film Festival 2020

    The Winnipeg Underground Film Festival is once again seeking entries for our 8th show, taking place June 5-7, 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba!


    Sunday, March 1, 2020 (All day)
  • Moonplay Cinema: Call for Women and Non-Binary Experimental Filmmakers

    Moonplay Cinema is a new feminist screening program featuring women and gender non-conforming filmmakers and moving image artists. We screen short films that are under 30 minutes and prefer auteur-driven experimental, documentary, and innovative narrative works. Our first screening event will be held on Sunday, June 28th.


    Saturday, May 9, 2020 (All day)
  • Besides the Screen 2020 - Call for papers & shorts

    Besides the Screen is a festival about all forms of cinema that are not film. It focus on experimental audiovisual works that engage critically and creatively with the infrastructures of moving image production, distribution and exhibition.


    Repeats every week 1 times. Also includes Thu Feb 27 2020.
    Monday, February 17, 2020 (All day)
    Friday, February 28, 2020 (All day)