Out of Competition, Special Events 2018

Laurie Anderson (in person)

Sound and Music in Film Tuesday, April 10, 7:30 PM, Athena Cinema Tickets: $15.00 Anderson will discuss the role of sound and music in her own work as well as in some of the scores she has written for other

Posted in Out of Competition, Special Events 2018

Laura Kraning (in person)

Saturday, April 14, 5:30 PM Laura Kraning’s moving image work navigates landscape as a repository for memory, cultural mythology, and the technological sublime. Exploring absence and the fluidity of time, she evokes liminal spaces of neither past, nor present, but

Posted in Distinguished Juror, Out of Competition, Special Events 2018

Joseph Keckler (in person)

Thursday April 12, 8:00 PM An Evening with Joseph Keckler Performance with video and sound. Combining a powerful voice with vivid, humorous accounts of everyday life that stretch out towards the mythic, Joseph Keckler shares highlights of his original work:

Posted in Distinguished Juror, Out of Competition, Special Events 2018

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Saturday, April 14, 7:15 PM Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat Director: Sara Driver Documentary 78 minutes USA Sara Driver explores the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City,

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Under the Tree

Thursday, April 12, 7:15 PM Sunday, April 15, 4:00 PM Under the Tree Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar SigurĂ°sson Narrative 89 minutes Iceland, Denmark, Poland, Germany The shade from a front-yard tree brings the already simmering tensions between two families in an

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Virus Tropical

Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 PM Thursday, April 12, 5:15 PM Virus Tropical Director: Santiago Caicedo Animation 96 minutes Columbia Born in a not-so-conventional family, Paola grows up between Ecuador and Colombia and finds herself unable to fit in any mold.

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

I Am Not A Witch

Friday, April 13, 7:30 PM Saturday, April 14, 7:00 PM I Am Not A Witch Director: Rungano Nyoni Narrative 92 minutes United Kingdom/France/Zambia/Germany After nine-year-old Shula is accused of being a witch by her fellow villagers, she is ushered to

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Lu Over the Wall

Friday, April 13, 5:15 PM Sunday, April 15, 1:15 PM Lu Over the Wall Director: Masaaki Yuasa Narrative 107 minutes Japan From visionary anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa, comes a hallucinogenic-but-family-friendly take on the classic fairy tale of the little mermaid

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Kusama – Infinity

Monday, April 9, 5:15 PM Kusama – Infinity Director: Heather Lenz Documentary 80 minutes USA In 1958, a fledgling yet fierce young Japanese artist moved to New York City after writing to Georgia O’Keeffe to express admiration and seek guidance

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Good Luck

Monday, April 9, 1:30 PM Sunday, April 15, 1:00 PM Good Luck Director: Ben Russell Experimental 143 minutes USA/Serbia/Suriname Beginning with a 600-meter descent into the depths of the earth, Good Luck shines a flashlight onto the human face of

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition