Out of Competition, Special Events 2018

Laurie Anderson (in person) – 2018

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) – 2018

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) – 2018

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 – 2018

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

The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales – 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 7:15 PM Saturday, April 14, 5:15 PM The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales Directors: Benjamin Renner, Patrick Imbert Animation 80 minutes France From the creators of the Academy Award®- nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious,

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

RBG – 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 7:15 PM Friday, April 13, 7:15 PM Saturday, April 14, 5:00 PM RBG Director: Julie Cohen/Betsy West Documentary 97 minutes USA As the United States Supreme Court leans increasingly to the right, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vigorous

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

The Devil We Know – 2018

Saturday, April 14, 3:30 PM Sunday, April 15, 3:45 PM The Devil We Know Director: Stephanie Soechtig Documentary 88 minutes USA In 1945, DuPont introduced Teflon to the marketplace and changed millions of American households. Today, a biopersistent chemical used

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Pin Cushion – 2018

Monday, April 9, 7:30 PM Wednesday, April 11, 9:15 PM Friday, April 13, 5:30 PM Pin Cushion Director: Deborah Haywood Narrative 85 minutes United Kingdom Super close Mother Lyn and daughter Iona are excited for their new life in a

Posted in Contemporary Spotlight 2018, Out of Competition

Under the Tree – 2018

Thursday, April 12, 7:15 PM Sunday, April 15, 4:00 PM Under the Tree Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson 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 – 2018

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