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The Crossing [Timoleon Wilkins]
(2007, USA, 16mm, 7 minutes)
A cinematic analogue to the uncertain sense of scale that permeates life-changing geographic and spiritual crossings.
Koh [Adam Levine]
(2010, USA/Thailand, 16mm, 2 minutes) Shot at dawn in the Gulf of Thailand and later processed by hand, Koh’s degraded and sublime images of fishermen bringing in the morning’s catch are elevated to the surreal by a soundscape of restless cicadas.
4x4 [Pablo Marin]
(2012, Argentina, Super-8, 5 minutes) Natural and mechanical forces of power intertwined through structural observation
Twin Propellers [Jason Halprin]
(2010, USA, 2 X Super-8, 3 minutes) The two legs of a round-trip flight are shown simultaneously. Patterns formed by the sun reflecting off the surface water flow outward across the two images, and the propellers from each wing lumber towards a convergence.
Storm Crossings: Shifting Geometrics [Josh Weissbach]
(2012, USA, 16mm, 15 minutes) The film presents a generated intersection between two simultaneously decreasing and increasing storm systems.
Persian Pickles [Jodie Mack]
(2012, USA, 16mm, 3 minutes) Knotted and patterned
The Influence of Ocular Light Perception on Metabolism in Man and in Animal [Thomas Draschan and Stella Friedrichs]
(2005, Austria, 16mm, 6 minutes) This found footage film uses an Italian sixties soft porn soundtrack which is repeated two times. Each time a sequence of images is synched to the soundtrack. The film images are illustrating acts of ocular light perception as well as imagery with strong visual impact. Just when the end is expected the film starts again as a variation of the first part. Both halves can be imagined as a double projection, but this can actually be done in the viewers imagination after the screening.
Another Void [Paul Clipson]
(2012, USA, 16mm, 11 minutes) Another Void is the result of a continuing practice of working in Super 8mm film, utilizing all of the format’s limitations and benefits to maximum effect. The process of in-camera editing, in this case, the layering of progressions of hundreds of shots over each other, at any moment up to five or six images at a time, yields an array of unexpected, collaged compositions, largely unplanned for in specifics, but achieved with a particular design in mind. Most of the overall structure of the film resembles a performed piece of improvised music, like that of the soundtrack by Jefre Cantu-Ledesma.
And We All Shine On [Michael Robinson]
(2006, USA, 16mm, 7 minutes) An ill wind is transiting through the lonely night, spreading myth and deception along its murky path. Conjuring a vision of a post-apocalyptic paradise, this unworldly broadcast reveals its hidden demons via layered landscapes and karaoke, singing the dangers of the mediated spirit.
Cry When it Happens / Llora Cuando Te Pase [Laida Lertxundi]
(2010, USA, 16mm, 14 minutes) Los Angeles City Hall is reflected onto the window of the Paradise Motel. It serves as an anchor for this traversal through the natural expanse of California. Here, we discover a restrained psychodrama of play, loss, and the transformation of everyday habitats. Music appears across the interiors and exteriors and speaks of limitlessness and longing.
Vom Innen; von aussen [Albert Sackl]
(2006, Austria, 16mm, 20 minutes) Observing something from the outside and at the same time talking about the inside: one possible definition of successful cinema.
recent excerpt from FILM (Parkour) [Christopher May]
(2012, USA, 2 x 16mm, 6 minutes) Austin, Texas: Will & Tristan. This double-projection piece is a recent excerpt from FILM (Parkour), a continuingly organic, collaborative and experimental cycle of expanded cinema revolving around portraitures of Traceurs. "...a slight undercurrent of sensuous intimacy... the lens found and lingered on the traceurs' genuine smiles, the tip of the ear or the playfulness in both movement and pause." - Michelle Duer
night roll 1 [George Wolf and Christopher May]
(2012, USA, 16mm, 3 minutes) Filmed in Boulder, Colorado, this 100 foot roll of 7285 Ektachrome color reversal is part of a collaborative multi-media project entitled, At Least We Know that It's Not All About You... a secret history of skateboarding.
*Christopher May and Josh Weissbach in-person