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Wed, March 26, 7:15pm

Films in Competition 1

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

A program of experimental and documentary films including Sea Series #9 & 13 by John Price, Akram Zaatari’s film essay Letter to a Refusing Pilot, the North American premiere of Sun Song by Joel Wanek, the World Premiere of Burn Out the Day by Sasha Waters Freyer and Square Dance, Los Angeles County, 2013 by Sílvia das Fadas.

Filmmakers in attendance: Sasha Waters Freyer and Sílvia das Fadas

 

 

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Films Showing:

Sun Song

(Joel Wanek, 2013) 14.5 min

"I would tell the people on this planet that there are forces: their job is to slow you up. You're supposed to keep moving." -Sun Ra A poetic journey from the darkness...

Square Dance, Los Angeles County, California, 2013

(Sílvia das Fadas, 2013) 9 min

The people are what is not there yet, never in the right place, never ascribable to the place and time where anxieties and dreams await. -Jacques Rancière  ...

Burn Out the Day

(Sasha Waters Freyer, 2014) 4 min

The passing of a decrepit totality; wounds and traces left by fire and light as an abandoned home burns to the ground. Mute observers and memory fragments remain. The pleasures...

Letter to a Refusing Pilot

(Akram Zaatari, 2013) 34 min

Taking a cue from Albert Camus' epistolary essay "Letters to a German Friend," in Letter to a Refusing Pilot celebrated Lebanese artist-filmmaker Zaatari conducts both an investigation and a stirring...

Sea Series #9

(John Price, 2013) 3 min

The fragility of diary entries, combined with the tireless observation of the shore’s many different moods and slow transformations. In this series, Price combines two close things: family and the...

Sea Series #13

(John Price, 2013) 3 min

The fragility of diary entries, combined with the tireless observation of the shore’s many different moods and slow transformations. In this series, Price combines two close things: family and the...