EIC 13.6 (2018)

Experiments In Cinema v13.6 was April 10–14, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was fantastic! This year was the "Black Material Edition". Films from the USA and 36 other countries were presented at Guild Cinema and the African American Performing Arts Center during the festival. Here are just a few of the films that were shown during EIC v13.6. Download a .pdf of the entire EIC v13.6 program here.
 

MAMARIES
SCREEN USED
ALL FLESH IS GRASS

by Monica Panzarino, 4 minutes, 2016, USA. This performance of Barbra Streisand’s 1973 hit “The Way We Were” pairs a play on the word “memories” with real-time image and sound processing.

by Jane Topping, 10 minutes, 2016, Scotland, US premiere. Viewers are closer to their object of desire than ever. This work tests if this closeness amplifies or frustrates feelings of intimacy and ownership. The net and the screen are together creating a new form of desire which has yet to be clearly defined or interrogated.

by Caryn Cline, 12 minutes, 2017, USA. “All Flesh is Grass” experimentally documents a prairie restoration project in Missouri, combining source footage and handmade “botanicollage” film frames and reflecting on the filmmaker’s relationship with her father.

 

VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH
IN SEARCH OF AN AXIS
ARE YOU TIRED FOREVER?

by Marko Ubovic, 7.5 minutes, 2017, Serbia, US premiere. This work is based on an iconic war photograph with the same name, taken, Roger Fenton in 1855. The film tries to understand the multilayered dimension of this war photograph and to contemplate the consequences of wars in general and an artist’s role in this world.

 

 

by Hannah Dawn Henderson, 17.75 minutes, 2017, UK/Netherlands, US premiere. In Search of an Axis is a film-essay that contemplates diasporic identity. This work studies the regurgitation of social dynamics and the body as political territory. Featuring a series of site-specific choreographies inspired, gestures of meditation and protest, the film’s loose narrative examines possibilities for resistance and liberation

 

by Caitlin Craggs, 6 minutes, 2017, USA. An exploration of sensory cinema through a portrait of the filmmaker. The subconscious intrudes... as it will often do.

 

Founder/Director – Bryan Konefsky

Technical Director – Melinda Kowalska
Design/Workshop Coordinator –Beth Hansen
Hospitality Director – Ren Adams

Youth Program Director – Nina Shoenfeld

Yearbook Editors – River Quane, David Camerana,     Angie Beauchamp, Beth Hansen

Print Traffic Controller – Nichole Hoch

Special Projects Coordinator – Peter Lisignoli

House Manager - Jenette Isaacson

 

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Experiments in Cinema is an annual project hosted by Basement Films. Basement Films is a 501-c3, non-profit organization. This project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.