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  • FranceDoc #2: Imaginary spaces

    Space is a raw material and a special subject for film: any film is the encounter of a place (be it that of the room or the screen) and an imaginary. The moving image allows a motionless trip, it is a transit that deploys imagination by objectifying. So travel through the images is also a journey in the image: it is this duplicity that underlies all these films, that explore the boundary between the real space and the imaginary that is appropriated or transmitted, be it technical or subjective.

    Free admission. Session with the presence of filmmakers Mauricio Hernández and Philippe Cote.

    Dates: 

    Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 19:30

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  • Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image 2015

    The 3rd Annual Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image, will be held October 16 & 17, 2015, at Spool Mfg., an artist-run Art Space in Johnson City, NY. Transient Visions is accepting submissions of challenging and experimental short films and videos, 20 minutes or less, from emerging and established artists/filmmakers across the globe. Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image has screened works of Albert Alcoz, Amber Bemak, Jason Bernagozzi, Vera Brunner-Sung, Alberto Cabrera Bernal, Roger Deutsch, Clint Enns, Thorsten Fleisch, LJ Frezza, Vincent Grenier, Christina Hunt, Ted Kennedy, Eva Kolcze, Péter Lichter, Jesse Malmed, Kristin Reeves, Joel Wanek, Josh Weissbach, among many others.

    Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image celebrates the cutting edge art of the moving image through screenings, exhibitions and performances, providing a cultural experience that enriches the local community. The Festival serves as a venue to meet artists in this region and beyond, exchanging and sharing ideas, while developing mutual relationships.

    Dates: 

    Saturday, August 8, 2015 (All day)
  • Connectivity Through Cinema with Tomonari Nishikawa

    Mono No Aware presents an intimate screening with artist and filmmaker Tomonari Nishikawa who'll be visiting Brooklyn this weekend to lead a special 16mm Mattes & Multiple Exposures Workshop with us. In a diverse program of work from 2005-2014, Tomonari will screen a series of Super-8mm "sketch films", in addition to recent 16mm and 35mm projects.

    Dates: 

    Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 19:00

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  • Atelier 105 - Post-production residency for video - Second commission 2015

    Light Cone initiated in January 2015 artist residencies dedicated to video post-production, only for films that fall within the field of experimental cinema, with the objective of supporting 10 to 15 projects per year. Atelier 105 is offered for short, medium or featurelength projects of which shooting is eather completed or still in progress. While the project must fall within the field of experimental cinema, no other criteria (format, theme, processing, length, nationality of filmmaker, etc.) will be imposed.

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (All day)
  • Millennium Film Workshop: Abraham Ravett

    Abraham Ravett was born in Poland in 1947, raised in Israel and emigrated to the U.S.A. in 1955. He holds a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Filmmaking and Photography and has been an independent filmmaker for the past thirty years. Mr. Ravett received grants for his work from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Artists Foundation Inc, Boston, MA., The Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, The Japan Foundation, The Hoso Bunka Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. His films have been screened internationally including the Museam of Modern Art, Anthology Film Archives, The Collective For Living Cinema, N.Y.C., Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley, CA., S.F. Cinematheque, L.A. Forum, Innis Film Society, Toronto, Canada, Image Forum, Tokyo, Japan and Scratch Projection, Paris France, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland and Ponrepo, Prague, Czech Republic, among others.

    Dates: 

    Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 19:30

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  • Cinema Anèmic #05: La Vidéothèque (Chloé Dragna)

    French distributor La Vidéothèque presents a selection of five pieces by filmmakers and audiovisual artists who represent different ways of looking at the landscape. These international filmmakers contemplate outdoor scenarios to develop narratives about the environment that, in turn, affect the recorded medium. Analog film (super 8/16 mm) and digital video are the technological tools used to discuss the aesthetics of nature, the sensitivity of the perceptive subject or the essayistic character of the final cuts that weave the pictorial, the documentary and the ethnographic.

    Dates: 

    Friday, May 22, 2015 - 20:30

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  • Xcèntric: Things We Want to See. Rebecca Meyers

    What interests Rebecca Meyers is not how cinema represents reality but how it transforms it, giving it a palpably different rhythm, colour and sound. Her 16 mm films are ways of closely observing the most everyday of spaces, presenting them full of mystery, stripped of their familiarity, open to infinite possibilities of research. Domestic landscapes noted from a window, stories shrouded beneath the sea’s blue mantle or the presence of an unexpected animal world in the urban environment are some of the constant themes of research found in her films.

    Dates: 

    Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 20:00

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