1974 - 2015, multiple directors, USA, South Africa / Swaziland / United Kingdom, ca 83 min
- Mon, Feb 29th 6:00pm
The works in this program reach through time and space, creating new landscapes for history and the imaginary. (Jim Trainor)
Greetings to the Ancestors
2015, Ben Russell, South Africa / Swaziland / United Kingdom, 29 min, Digital File
Ben Russell visits a feverish prayer vigil in Swaziland and an ascetic community of Xhosa healers in South Africa.
Jeu de paume
2014, Joshua Mosley, USA, 3 min, Digital File
Joshua Mosley’s masterful puppet film recreates a game of the precursor to modern tennis, complete with vivid camera moves and swift action.
Mountain For Your Mind
2011, Yaloo, USA, 6 min, Digital File
A slow glide around a wintry ersatz landscape.
2010, Amie Siegel, USA, 20 min, Digital File
A wordless restaging of Louis Malle’s post-apocalyptic 1975 film of the same name, Amie Siegel’s BLACK MOON sets a band of female soldiers loose in a landscape depopulated by housing foreclosures – reinventing the past in the ruins of a future that never was.
1974, Coleen Fitzgibbon, USA, 11 min, 16mm
The optical printer obscures recognizable forms, reducing everything to pulsing abstraction.
Somethings Gonna Soon
2008, Dylan Mira and Math Bass, USA, 4 min, Digital File
Magic symbols and digital landscapes.
1981, Allen Ross, USA, 10 min, 16mm
Allen Ross attempts to come to terms with death in, the final film in his esteemed Grandfather Trilogy.