Next Screening

ANOTHER EXPERIMENT BY WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL (AXW for short) GIVES WOMEN’S WORK A REAL TIME & SPACE IN NYC!!
presented thru
Le Petit Versailles GARDEN SPACE

admission: suggested donation $6

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AXW-Screening

Postcard: Devon Gallegos

 FRIDAY June 20, 2014 — 7:30PM — RAIN or SHINE

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Garden of DeLight Screening – TRT: about 66 minutes
Curated by Lili White
Featuring never before screened works from ANOTHER EXPERIMENT by WOMEN Film Festival (AXWFF) http://anotherexperimentbywomenfilmfestival.com

THE D-BLOK SNAG; Joey Huertas (AKA Jane Public); 16mm Bolex in-camera editing; TRT: 5.10 min
A short film that examines poverty and inner-city landscape by a study of one single deplorable residential block in the South Bronx. Torched stolen cars, abandoned mutt dogs and dirty laundry are a few of the visual anchors that mold this “location study” together.

black rectangle; rhayne vermette; 16MM to digi; TRT: 1.30 min
This film documents a tedious process of dismantling and reassembling 16 mm found footage. Roused by Kazimir Malevich, the film collage imitates functions of a curtain, while the recorded optical track describes the flm’s subsequent destruction during its first projection.

full of fire; rhayne vermette; 16MM to digi; TRT: 2.15 min
There are few alternatives for exiles. The homecoming may be postponed to an indeterminate future; one could settle for a replacement; and lastly, there is always madness.

SHE LEARNS TO LUNGE; Katya Yakubov; TRT: 6.40
How many shapes do the terrors of the mind take? Several transformation lead to an awakening between a modern house and a dark forest.

CONSTELLATION; Muriel Montini; FRANCE; TRT: 5.00 min
A bear in the zoo. A bear out of the world.

SWEETMEATS; Denise Iris; digi; TRT: 4.40
A meditation on illness. A flash of presence. A moment of what Robinson Jeffers calls “falling in love outward.”

I SNAKE-FOOT; Lili White; digi; TRT: 5.18
I remembered the Egyptians have a letter that combines a snake and foot.
In Nature, a performance meditation on a real-life event of an “S” found on my toe.

TURQUOISE BEADS; Lili White; Sound: BUSHMEAT aka Thomas Stanley (with voices of: Marcel Duchamp, Langston Hughes, Krishnamurti); TRT. 38.14
Composed of landscapes from the cities of Chaco Canyon and the streets of New York after 9/11, portrayed in a atmospheric manner. Chaco Canyon was a major center of a thriving Indian culture from AD 850 to 1250, where, turquoise, a stone mythically born from the marriage between sky and earth, was traded extensively. The complexity of its community life, the high level of its social organization, and its far-reaching commerce created a cultural vision unlike any other seen before. David Stuart’s anthropological argument in ANASAZI AMERICA claims that today’s American society has similar patterns that existed in Chaco’s Anasazi community before its final collapse.

Read Thomas Stanley’s new book on Sun Ra: http://www.musicovermind.org/

 

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Read David Finkelstein’s review on Katya Yakubov’s film RETREAT:

http://www.hi-beam.net/hi-beam/finkelstein.html

 

3 Responses to Next Screening

  1. Ursula says:

    I really appreciated how the screening on May 14 flowed well together aurally. Each work shown displayed a subtlety in its audio, an emphasis on quieter sounds such as breath, the tide, more subtle forms of beat, and ambient soundtracks. This aural tendency leant a real sense of continuity to the evening’s program.

  2. Georgia says:

    The May 14th screening had a beautiful arch. The theme of body within the frame was clear and prevalent. Yet the diversity of the work and the different ways in which the artists were approaching the body created nuance and an interesting tension within the screening. The body was handled in such a way that it was redefined within each video—the body as poetry, as machine, as abstraction, as sound…

  3. Noe says:

    This is a great festival. I’m so glad it exists!

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