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A Matter of Visibility: International Avant-Garde and Artists Cinema

First Look Festival, Museum of the Moving Image, Redstone Theater.

Saturday, January 23rd, 6:30 pm.

Curated by CAMIRA USA delegate Mónica Savirón.

This program presents new experimental 16mm films and videos not shown in New York before, in conversation with rarely seen works by avant-garde masters including Lis Rhodes and Chantal Akerman.

Dedicated to the memory of Canadian filmmaker Cara Morton (1968 – 2012).

Trois_strophes_sur_le_nom_de_Sacher_Courtesy_of_Mallia_Films_web-detail-mainREPORTAGE !, by Rei Hayama.
2015, Japan, 52 secs, 16mm, color, silent, coffee processed, 24fps. North American Premiere.

ACROSS, by Cara Morton.
1997, Canada, 3 mins, 16mm, b&w, sound, 24fps.

PIXEL JUNGLE, by Klara Ravat.
2015, Spain/Germany, 3 mins, 16mm, color, silent, 24fps. North American Premiere.

CROSS WORLDS, by Cécile Fontaine.
2006, France, 15 mins, 16mm, color, optical sound, 18fps. U.S. Premiere.

THE TOWER, by Salomé Lamas.
2015, Portugal/Germany/Moldova, 8 mins, DCP, b&w, sound. U.S. Premiere.

TROIS STROPHES SUR LE NOM DE SACHER, by Chantal Akerman.
1989, France, 11 mins, Beta SP, color, sound.

MASCHILE, ROMA, by Friedl vom Gröller.
2015, Austria/Italy, 3 mins, 16mm, b&w, silent, 24fps. North American Premiere.

HER SILENT SEAMING, by Nazlı Dinçel.
2014, USA, 10 mins, 16mm, color, sound, 24fps. New York Premiere.

DEFENESTRATION, by Bea Haut.
2015, UK, 5 mins, 16mm, b&w, optical sound, 24fps. North American Premiere.

NOCTURNO, by Naoko Sasaki.
2003, Canada, 6 mins, 16mm, color, sound, 24fps. New York Premiere.

LIGHT READING, by Lis Rhodes.
1978, UK, 20 mins, 16mm, b&w, sound, 24fps.

Total running time: 85 minutes.

Thanks to Oona Mosna, Cullen Gallagher, Cindi Rowell, Philodendron Aroideae, Blanca Viñas, Eli Horwatt, Christophe Guérin, Sixpac Kfilm,LIGHT CONE, LUX Moving Image, Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC), Mallia Films, Agência – Portuguese Short Film Agency, and all the participating artists.

More information here.
Film notes here.