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  • SFAI x Canyon: Mike Henderson

    Before becoming an accomplished painter and blues guitarist, Mike Henderson studied with Robert Nelson in the SFAI Film Department; between the 1960s and 1980s he sustained a filmmaking practice, creating a remarkable body of work that renders black experience and the joys and struggles of making art with humor and idiosyncrasy. He joins us to present his film The Shape of Things alongside canonical work from Nelson and George Kuchar, two of the filmmakers and teachers most closely associated with film at SFAI, and Bruce Conner, whose work and legacy has helped to define alternative cinema in the Bay Area. 

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 19:30

    Venue: 

    San Francisco Art Institute - San Francisco, United States
  • FilmJam

    A four week course in artists and experimental filmmaking taught by Maximilian Le Cain + Aoife Desmond

    The Guesthouse Project Space, 10 Chapel Lane, Shandon, Cork. Mondays 7pm - 9pm, May 6th - 27th
    Materialist Film / Fictional Documentary / Performance / Expanded Cinema
    Price €120 ( early bird €100 before April 15th). Booking is essential as places are limited. Contact [email protected] to book.

    Dates: 

    Monday, May 6, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
    Monday, May 13, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
    Monday, May 20, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
    Monday, May 27, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00

    Venue: 

    The Guesthouse - Cork, Ireland
  • Material Incidents: The Cinema of Vincent Grenier

    Cornell Cinema is honored to host internationally acclaimed local experimental filmmaker Vincent Grenier for a career-overview screening of his poetic film and video work. He will be the recipient of the 2019 Stan Brakhage Vision Award at the Denver Film Festival, an honor held by such masters of the avant-garde as Barbara Hammer, Carolee Scheemann, P. Adams Sitney, and George Kuchar.

    Dates: 

    Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 19:00

    Venue: 

    Cornell Cinema - Ithaca, United States
  • Marjorie Keller: "8mm films"

    We are extremely pleased to present a special screening of a selection of 8mm films by filmmaker Marjorie Keller (1950-1994) in collaboration with the Film-makers Cooperative. The program features six of the artist’s films and spans nearly a decade and a half, from 1969-1983.

    Dates: 

    Friday, April 12, 2019 - 19:30

    Venue: 

    Microscope Gallery - Brooklyn, United States
  • Designed Reminiscence Vol.2

    Designed Reminiscence Vol.2 is the second event in a larger screening series that explores concepts of family, home and memory. These particular words evoke a different meaning in each individual, however they also remain an intimate reality of our collective conscioussness. By focusing on these essential components of the human experience, Designed Reminiscence hopes to highlight a common experiential thread while celebrating the unique personal vision of each filmmaker.

    Deadline: 

    Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (All day)
  • Call for New Media, Film, and Video: Frame & Frequency V

    Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts that highlights artists whose new media, experimental film, and video works explore contemporary visual culture, and presents an intimate panorama of the variety and breadth of video art in artistic practice today

    Video, sound art (up to 8 channels), film, and new media work will be accepted: experimental, documentary, animation, narrative, non-narrative, multimedia, virtual reality, augmented reality, net art, interactive media, etc.

    Deadline: 

    Friday, June 7, 2019 (All day)
  • 2019 Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image – Call for Entries

    We are excited to announce the seventh edition of Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image, which will take place on October 18 & 19, 2019 at the Spool Contemporary Art Space, an artist-run alternative space in Johnson City, NY. We now look for submissions of short films and videos (less than 20 min.) produced in 2018 or 2019, from emerging and established artists/filmmakers across the globe.

    Deadline: 

    Monday, July 15, 2019 (All day)

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