Over the past 15 years, British artist, filmmaker and musician Luke Fowler has developed a practice that is, at the same time, singular and collaborative, poetic and political, structural and documentary, archival and deeply human. With an emphasis on communities of people, outward thinkers and the history of the left, his 16mm films tell the stories of alternative movements in Britain, from psychiatry to photography to music to education.
In this edition, we think about fiction. Arquicteturas, a festival known for its focus on the documental moving image about architecture, now opens its doors to fictional work. The selected films will compete in four distinct categories – Fiction, Documentary, Experimental and New Talent, to which we add and award given by the public through direct polling. This year the festival will happen from the 6th till the 10th of June 2018, and will have as theme “Learning from Fiction”.
After the success of the international symposium on current development in analogue film culture: “Film in the Present Tense”; LaborBerlin e.V. is proud to present the eighth edition of DIFFRAKTION, the annual showcase highlighting new works (including premiers!) by LaborBerlin members on Saturday, 10 February 2018.
Since its inauguration in 2009, the Festival of (In)appropriation has emerged as a premiere international showcase of experimental found footage film and video, attracting the work of artists who probe the limits of collage, machinima, remix, détournement, mash-up, and more.
Co-curated by Jaimie Baron, Lauren Berliner, and Greg Cohen, and sponsored by Los Angeles Filmforum, the Festival of (In)appropriation now invites submissions for its 10th edition, to take place in Los Angeles in November 2018.