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Thank You For Supporting the Arts a feature documentary film about the artist, writer, and stripper, Viva Las Vegas is released on DVD and Vimeo Streaming on Demand as also by the films platform Cinema Libre Studio “Thank You for Supporting the Arts” follows a popular artist in Portland, the only daughter of a midwestern preacher, […]
Jack Sargeant’s latest book Flesh and Excess: On Underground Film is, as he says in the introduction to the volume, a return to, or re-articulation of, “fascinations, idées fixes and simple raw mania[s]” that he has engaged with throughout his career as a prominent writer and commentator on the most transgressive and heterogeneous forms of […]
To be perfectly honest, experimental film can feel boring and pretentious if you’re not in the EXACT right mood for it. But the art form is cinema at its most uninhibited and it does not exist in a vacuum. Intentionally pushing the boundaries of mainstream film, experimentalism might have had more of an impact on […]
In the decade 2000 to 2010, the making and showing of experimental film worldwide has gone from strength to strength, so much so that it can be categorically said that avant-garde cinema is as vital now as it has ever been. This addendum to Jan/Feb 2010 end-of-decade wrap-up issue of the magazine Film Comment serves […]
What is Soviet Montage Theory? Soviet Montage Theory is a film movement that took place in Soviet Russia during the 1910’s, 20’s and into the early 30’s. It was founded by Lev Kuleshov while he was teaching at the Moscow Film School. According to prominent Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein, there are five different types within […]
Dziga Vertov was one of the greatest innovators of Soviet cinema. The radical complexity of his work―in both sound and silent forms―has given it a central place within contemporary theoretical inquiry. Vertov’s writings, collected here, range from calculated manifestos setting forth his heroic vision of film’s potential to dark ruminations on the inactivity forced upon […]
Realizing the Witch: Science, Cinema, and the Mastery of the Invisible, by Richard Baxstrom and Todd Meyers, New York: Fordham University Press, 2016.On the Eve of the Future: Selected Writings on Film, by Annette Michelson, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2017. The usual labels for unusual cinema are not much good. Avant-garde connotes an “advance […]
Canyon Cinema Foundation invites proposals for a new curatorial endeavor: Canyon Cinema Discovered. This multifaceted, year-long fellowship program aims to engender fresh perspectives on experimental cinema and to meaningfully expand Canyon’s role in providing access to this key strand of American media art. Four curatorial fellows will be selected to assemble programs from Canyon’s unique […]
A contemporary art fair that presents collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists
10th International Video Poetry Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests.
Our team has experience running other festivals and with Cold Cuts we will use this experience to promote our festival and help nurture the films and filmmakers who are presented via live and online platforms.
Artists are invited to submit work for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours at their 209th Exhibition 2021. The RI seeks the best in contemporary watercolour and watermedia painting.
Vibrant, multi-arts festival, JAM on the Marsh, has opened its free Call for Visual Artists. New or existing works welcome. Launched for artists in any medium, we are looking for exhibitions and installations to be displayed on Kent’s Romney Marsh (8th – 18th July 2021) and via jamconcert.org until December.
WhimsicalPoet seeks poetry that surprises, challenges, chills, endears, and otherwise evokes a strong emotional response from readers. We love word mavericks, independent thinkers, and creators who strive toward mastery and truth to expose threads of the human experience. Open to all genres.
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