Moscow International Experimental Film Festival MIEFF will run for the third time in Moscow on September 26-30, 2018. The festival has significantly expanded geography, and this year shows and special events will be held on the most famous venues in Moscow - at the Stanislavsky Electrotheater, Documentary Film Center and the New Space of the Theater of Nations. Also, a special program of shows will be held on the site of the Museum of Modern Art "Garage", which became a strategic partner of the festival this year.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, September 30, 2018 (All day)
Claes Söderquist is a prominent figure of Swedish experimental film whose visually appealing and personal films revolve around slow cinematic reflections on architecture, landscape, strata, time and space. With influences from and interests in Land-Art, minimalist music (like Charlemagne Palestine) and structural film processes, Söderquist's dystopian and desolate scenery is sometimes reminiscent of the films by Michael Snow and Larry Gottheim.
British-Australian live cinema artist Sally Golding, winner of the 2017 Oram Award, and UK electronic musician and creative technologist Spatial work together to create an immersive space situated between cinema and club. Their performances unravel in the spirit of a ‘happening’ – an encounter between audiences, space and the elements of cinematic abstraction – which they explore via their interest in expanded cinema and sound system culture.
Delete TV investigates the captivating nature of images with the specific aim to look up to new approaches by taking distance from the conventional film making method.
The program opens a window to the world of art and offers strong, wild and uncensored works from upcoming artists and film-makers. Delete TV highlights contemporary issues in a global context, highly educational and deeply focused on intercultural exchange and visibility.
Between the lines and under the make up of a brave new world.
Microscope is excited to welcome Berlin based filmmakers Anja Dornieden and Juan David González Monroy, most commonly known as OJOBOCA, for an evening of screening of their latest 16mm films “The Skin is Good” (2018) and “Comfort Stations” (2018) as well as performance with their double, flipped 90° 16mm projection work “New Museum of Mankind” (2016). The latter also involves the use of external motorized shutters and color strobe lights.
The 16th edition of the Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival (ICDOCS) will be held April 18-20, 2019. IC DOCS is an annual event run by students at the University of Iowa. Our mission is to engage local audiences with the exhibition of recent short films that explore the boundaries of nonfiction and experimental filmmaking. We seek innovative new works of 30 minutes or less that both complicate and expand upon conventional approaches to nonfiction and documentary.
Directors Lounge Screening Laurence Favre: Digging the Archive
Laurence Favre from Switzerland and living in Berlin, works with photography, film and video on projects. She creates narratives concerned with collective and individual memories, and how they relate to archives or individuals. Found material, 8mm found footage, was a reason for her to visit places, talk to and interview people. In the case of a hospital in South-Africa, a Swiss mission during the time of racial segregation, the construction of a collective memory become problematic, however, the collection of different stories and divert personal memories may become even more important.