L.A. Filmforum presents The 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival Traveling Tour – New 16mm films!
Charlotte Pryce and Norbert Shieh in person!
Los Angeles Filmforum brings the 16mm show of the Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour to Los Angeles, a great program of short films including recent experimental, narrative, documentary and animated films from across the US all in 16mm. Featuring two films from LA as well, and multiple premieres in Los Angeles!
The highlights are constant. Several makers intensely deal with materials, sometimes of film, sometimes of other sources (yarn or garbage or old film clips) to find their beauty. Explorations of natural and intensely human-built spaces; abstractions; fun and games; books and classic tales; pinhole lenses and the electric currents on which our society runs – all come into play. Come see what can be done in film – real living celluloid – today!
$10 general, $6 students/seniors; free for Filmforum members. Available by credit card in advance from Brown Paper Tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/319073 or by cash or check at the door.
Passage Upon The Plume by Fern Silva (2011, Brooklyn, NY, 7 min., silent – L.A. premiere!)
Tokyo-Ebisu by Tomonari Nishikawa (2010, Binghamton, NY, 5 min)
Point de Gaze by Jodie Mack (2012, Lebanon, NH, 5 min., silent)
A Preface to Red by Jonathan Schwartz (2011, Brattleboro, VT, 6 min – L.A. premiere!)
Under the Shadow of Marcus Mountain by Robert Schaller (2011, Ward, CO, 6 min., silent – L.A. premiere!)
Curious Light by Charlotte Pryce (2011, Los Angeles, CA, 4 min., silent – L.A. premiere!)
The Electrical Embrace by Norbert Shieh (2011, Los Angeles, CA, 2 min., silent)
Craig's Cutting Room Floor by Linda Scobie (2011, San Francisco, CA, 2 min., silent – L.A. premiere!)
Undergrowth by Robert Todd (2011, Boston, MA, 12 min. – L.A. premiere!)
Landfill 16 by Jennifer Reeves (2011, New York, NY, 9 min. – L.A. premiere!)
This program is supported by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles; the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, and the Metabolic Studio.
Coming soon to Los Angeles Filmforum:
Feb 10 – Dirty Looks
Feb 17 – Jean Rouch
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