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.
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.
Storm de Hirsch —poeta, pintora, pionera de los pioneros del cine— inventó algunas de las formas matrices del Super 8. Sin embargo, la mayoría de sus películas apenas se han mostrado desde su muerte. Esta sesión combina sus canciones y sonetos en Super 8 con sus diarios filmados en el río Hudson en 16 mm.
Do you remember the war? Ask seven different people and you will hear seven different stories. Rated “one of the standout works” (Jenna Sauers, Cultured Magazine) of Bogotá’s ARTBO art fair, The Shape of Now is a creative documentary by former Vancouverite Manuel Correa, who made his directorial debut with #ARTOFFLINE in 2016. His new film considers the seemingly impossible challenge of constructing, in the interests of peace and reconciliation, a history of Colombia’s bloody, decades-long civil conflict.