The Moviate Underground Film Festival encompasses a 3-day film fest on the banks of the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg, PA, coinciding with the area's annual arts celebration: Artsfest, which brings in thousands of art and film enthusiasts who will attend multi-genre film screenings at multiple venues around the city.
Close-Up and Brand New Blinkers are thrilled to present the first UK programme devoted to the films of Joseph Bernard, including a new sound collaboration that Joseph has embarked on with composer Simon Gore, who has scored a soundtrack to Joseph’s White Film.
On Friday 17 March, at 20:30h, the seventh CRANCsession dedicated to the work of Lluís de Sola will take place at L'Automàtica in Barcelona. Filming 16 mm black-and-white film - with a Bolex camera - and developing the emulsified material in a home lab - with a Lomo tank and photographic fluids - are two of the filmmaker's priority actions.
Greg de Cuir Jr. presents a programme of films selected from the competition segment of Alternative Film/Video 2016 in Belgrade (Serbia). Starting in 1982, this international festival for new film and video expression and one of the oldest manifestations of its kind in Europe, was founded as an antidote to commercial film and video-making and to support unconventional practices while celebrating moving image cultures.
This program of work by Iris Film Collective includes sixteen short films screening in a number of formats, including super 8 and dual-channel 16mm. Made in and around British Columbia, this collection constitutes a multiform experience of place: recreational life in Opening Day; an alternate tour of abandoned monuments and plazas that Expo left behind in Legacies; a fence impenetrable but revealing in 86 SE Marine Drive.
This program pays homage to queer cinema pioneer Barbara Hammer in the context of the theme of feminist film genealogies by placing two of Hammer’s films beside a work by her mentee, Joey (formerly known as Gina) Carducci, and a film they made together. Hammer’s Dyketactics articulates lesbian desire and sexuality through the physicality of the female body and the materiality of the film medium.