Christopher Harris is an experimental filmmaker whose work both utilizes and subverts the grammars of documentary and narrative cinema, in pointed explorations of African American historiography and black aesthetics.
A televisual and multimodal fundraiser for the Nightingale Cinema. Join us irl or url or both for a cavalcade of performances and videos teasing out meaning and monies. Digging into the form and fun, this function features raffles, give-aways, ample opportunities to give to the endlessly vital microcinema right at the beating beautiful heart of Chicago screen culture. Bring your big bucks and best buds as MCs Hammer, Escher and Donald guide you through contemporary and historical tele-works, open the space for this place and goof for good.
Argentine Experimental Cinema is a unique program composed of eleven short films that exhibit the contemporary super 8mm practices of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The contributing artists use a variety of different methods to explore the small format's materialistic and imaginative latitude. This includes direct filmmaking and other cameraless approaches, multiple exposures and matte boxes, the use of archival footage, and in-camera editing techniques.