3rd ATA Film and Video Festival

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jackparsonscomic.jpgArtists' Television Access celebrates independentand underground film with the 3rd ATA Film and Video Festival on October 2, 3& 4, 2008.

On Thursday, October 2, the festival opens with Craig Baldwin's latest feature,Mock Up On Mu. Don't miss the intro act by Mu-vie star, Stoney Burke as JohnMcTaint (think McCain).

On Friday and Saturday, October 3 & 4, the festival will showcase 20 shortfilms that run the cinematic gamut – from former SF rocker Jibz Cameron'smercurial "The Quiet Storm" and the controversial "Visions of Wasted Time," byNeil Ira Needleman, to the gorgeous flicker of Paul Clipson's "Sphinx on theSeine" and Telemach Wiesinger's "3x1."

In addition to the screenings, the work of 11 experimental film and videoartists will be displayed as installations throughout the gallery during thefestival and in the ATA Window in October.

ATA is at 992 Valenciaat 21st Street. Doors openat 7:30pm every night. Screeningsstart at 8pm. Tickets are $10.Limited amount available online.

For complete information, including interviews of the filmmakers visit http://festival.atasite.org/2008Films

Thursday, October 2 - Opening Night

- Mock Up on Mu (Craig Baldwin)

Friday, October 3:

- Why Was I Born (Marlon Gonzalez)
- Vivid Dreams (Jim Granato)
- Ants (Ants Ants Ants) (Clare Samuel)
- Case Histories in Psychotherapy (Tony Gault)
- Kogel Vogel (Frederico Camapanale)
- The Quite Storm (Jibz Cameron)
- Sunshine Bob (Christian Simmons)
- Martha's Party (Marthaxiv)
- Mr. Gary on the Feedback Show (Lise Swenson/Richard Schimpf)
- Sphinx on the Seine (Paul Clipson)

Saturday, October 4:

- Ghosts and Gravel Roads (Mike Rollo)
- Retrospectroscope (Kerry Laitala)
- Nocturnal Transmission (Carl Diehl)
- What for What (John Davis)
- Visions of Wasted Time (Neil Ira Needleman)
- In Search of a Mystic Bartone (Mack McFarland)
- Baird's Beaked Whale (Douglas Schultz)
- The Stalin that was Played by Me (Daya Cahen)
- Infection (Esther Maria Probst)
- 3x1 (Telemach Wiesinger)

Gallery Installations - October 3 & 4

- Ode to Kirlian (Sam Manera)
- Television for Ghosts: The Big Storm (Shalo P.)

Window Installations – October 2-October 31 (7 pm-midnight)

- August (Vanessa O'Neill)
- Ozuland 002 (Carlos Sansolo)
- Poderia Haver Algo No Fundo Do Espelho (Ericka Frankel)
- Steve Martin on the Loose (Rebecca Whipple)
- RGB Expose (Nick Briz)
- The Isthmus of Kansas (Christopher Cassidy)
- Baghdad Plan Is a Success (Sabine Gruffat)
- Close to Home (Jan Hakon Erichsen)
- Sandwich: The Musical (Eric Arsnow)

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For more information, contact: Isabel Fondevila, ATA Film and Video Festival co-director: [email protected] / t. 415-410-5147
Artists' Television Access 992 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110 http://www.atasite.org