Un-dependently Yours: Imagining a World Beyond the Red Carpet.
130 pages.

Un-dependently Yours: Imagining a World Beyond the

  • Film festivals have had varied and complex histories starting with Benito Mussolini's invention of the form in Venice in 1932. Since then (and too often) festivals are thought of in terms of Hollywood's film industry. This text is a celebration of all things un-dependently cinematic. The essays contained in this volume explore the cultural value of alternative film festivals from a wide range of perspectives and experiences.
    Contributors to this book include Gene Youngblood, Sasha Waters Freyer, Roger Beebe, Michael Betancourt, Charles Lum, Caryn Cline, Alexie Dmitriev, Clint Enns, Leslie Supnet, Chip Lord, Ben Popp, Kristen Lauth Shaeffer, Tina Wasserman, Gerry Fialka, Kamila Kuc, Steve Polta, Bryan Konefsky, Caroline Koebel, and Bart Weiss.

Founder/Director – Bryan Konefsky

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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.