Unruly Archives is a program composed of emerging filmmakers whose works interrogate colonialism, cultural erasure, and historical and political truths that have been erased from the "traditional" filmic archive. Each of the works have some relation to the archive, both in the physical and political acts of documentation, be it in use of analog format or incorporation of source material-family photos, home videos, found footage.
The Northampton Film Festival, based in Northampton MA, is a small, volunteer run, and community focused festival. Although we are a small festival, the unique interests of each of our team members allow us to offer a wide variety of thoughtful programming. Last year’s tracks included feature-length narrative and documentary works, animation, experimental films by artists connected to Western Massachusetts, children’s programming, virtual reality and augmented reality experiences, cult classic events, and filmmaking workshops.
Microscope is very pleased to present a screening night of Super 8mm and 16mm films by Rachael Guma and Grace Sloan as part of our emerging artists series YES, including several premieres, works in progress, and fresh-from-the-lab film prints by the two New York-based artists.
In equestrian culture, Groundwork is comprised of exercises that mature a horse’s response to its rider’s cues and the environment. This program of landscape films from the 1960s through 1980s similarly demonstrates structural and formal methods used by artists to finely tune their perception of natural phenomena. In The Sky on Location, French cinematographer Babette Mangolte focuses her camera on seasonal light and its variegation of the American West’s colour palette.
July 17th-22nd, Syros, Greece. Six days of immersive film events embedded in diverse locations around the island Syros, from abandoned fields to beaches, a drive-in cinema to old shipyards. SIFF screens across genre, time-period, and media. This year’s festival program reflects the question: IS IT REAL?
2018 Artists in Focus: Jürgen Reble and Thomas Köner, Miguel Gomes, Johan Grimonprez. Performances by: Gaëlle Rouard, Mike Cooper, Nadah El Shazly, Σtella, Vicky Bisbiki. For more information, please visit www.syrosfilmfestival.org
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, July 22, 2018 (All day)
“Engauge”, a new experimental film festival based in Seattle, WA, invites you to submit your work.
Created to highlight and augment the work of the Lightpress Grants offered twice yearly by Interbay Cinema Society, “Engauge” will consider only films that originated on film. That means that somewhere in the filmmaking process, you the filmmaker actually worked directly with celluloid, either by loading it into a camera and shooting film, or looking through and selecting found film footage, or directly scratching, painting, drawing onto or collaging footage.